About the name Taffy

About the baby name Taffy, at Click Baby Names.com

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If you like the name Taffy, find out the meaning, origin, nicknames, variations and other information to help you decide if you want to use this first name for your baby.
Name meaning, variations & etymology
  • Boys name and nickname in the UK, diminutive for David
  • David, in Hebrew, means beloved or friend
  • The River Taff runs through much of Wales, and through the centuries, Taffy has become a nickname for the Welsh people
  • A unique girls name in the US, for the sweet, chewy candy that shares its name

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Famous Taffys

“Taffy” Mary Catherine Nivert: Member of the 1970s Starlight Vocal Band
Taffy Brodesser-Akner: Staff writer at The New York Times
David “Taffy” Hughes: singer/guitarist for ’80s British rock band Hurrah

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