Scripts 太陽, 泰洋, 泰陽, 大耀, 大陽, 太洋, etc.
Pronounced Pron. tah-ee-yo:
Other Forms FormsTaiyo, Taiyō
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Contributor Contrib.cutenose on 6/5/2017
From Japanese 太 (tai) meaning "big, thick", 泰 (tai) meaning "peaceful, calm" or 大 (tai) meaning "big, large" combined with 陽 (you) meaning "light, sun, male", 洋 (you) meaning "ocean" or 耀 (you) meaning "shine, sparkle, dazzle". Other kanji combinations are possible. Taiyou (太陽, 太洋) as a word in Japanese (太陽) means "sun" and (太洋) means "ocean". A famous bearer is Taiyō Matsumoto, a manga artist from Tokyo and Taiyo Fujita, a professional Japanese baseball player.