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Tai may refer to:



  • Tai (city) (Chinese: ; pinyin: Tái), the ancestral home of the Ji dynasty of Zhou
  • Taï, a town in Ivory Coast
  • Tai, a non-Chinese state near Datong in northern Shanxi conquered in 457 BC
  • Tai, Ardabil, a village in Ardabil Province, Iran
  • Tai, Lorestan, a village in Lorestan Province, Iran
  • Tai, Rivers, a local government area in Rivers State, Nigeria
  • Lake Tai, on the border of the Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces, China
  • Mount Tai, in Shandong, China


  • Tai (surname), a surname in various cultures
  • Dai (surname), Chinese surname also spelled Tai, for a list of people with the surname

Given name[edit]

  • Tai Babilonia (born 1959), American figure skater
  • Chen Tai (died 260), Chinese general of the state of Cao Wei
  • Tai Collins (born 1962), American model and actress
  • Tai Enosa (born 1989), American Samoan rugby player
  • Fan Tai (355–428), Chinese official of the Eastern Jin dynasty and Liu Song dynasties
  • Tai Hara (born 1990), Australian actor
  • Tai Hernandez (born 1974), American freelance reporter
  • Kang Tai (fl. 3rd century), Chinese traveller from the state of Eastern Wu
  • Tai Kato (1916—1985), Japanese film director and screenwriter
  • Li Tai (618–652), Chinese prince of the Tang Dynasty
  • Lý Tài (died 1777), general of Vietnam's Tây Sơn Rebellion
  • Tai McIsaac (born 1975), Australian football coach
  • Tai Murray (born 1981/1982), American violinist
  • Tai Nguyen (born 1975), Australian film and television actor
  • Tai Odiase (born 1995), American basketball player
  • Tai Orathai (born Orathai Dabkham, 1980), Thai singer
  • Tai Pichit (born Chuchart Trairatanapradit, 1949), Thai snooker player
  • Qi Tai (died 1402), Chinese Ming Dynasty imperial advisor
  • Tai Solarin (1922–1994), Nigerian educator
  • Tai Streets (born 1977), American football player
  • Shō Tai (1843–1901), last king of the Ryukyu Kingdom
  • Tai Telin (fl. 1806), wife of a nobleman in the Maratha princely state of Aundh (present-day India)
  • Tai Tuivasa (born 1993), Australian mixed martial arts fighter
  • Tai Tura (born 1949), Cook Islands politician
  • Tai Webster (born 1995), New Zealand basketball player
  • Tai Wesley (born 1996), American basketball player
  • Tai Woffinden (born 1990), British speedway racer
  • Tai Wynyard, New Zealand basketball player
  • Zhou Tai (died 223), Chinese military general of the Eastern Han Dynasty

Fictional characters:

  • Tai (comics) a Marvel Comics supervillain
  • Tai Fraiser, a character in the 1995 film Clueless, played by Brittany Murphy
  • Tai Kamiya, a fictional character in the Japanese multimedia franchise Digimon


  • Tai (elephant), an elephant that has appeared in several films
  • Tai snapper (Pagrus major), a species of reddish-brown Pacific sea bream

Ethnic groups and languages[edit]

See also[edit]