Gender: Masculine
Origin: Estonian
Meaning: “plant.”

The name is derived from the Estonian, taim, meaning “plant.”

Another form is Taimar.

The designated name-day is May 17.


  1. http://online.ectaco.co.uk/main.jsp?do=e-services-dictionaries-word_translate1&direction=1&status=translate&lang1=45&lang2=en&source=taim
  2. http://www.fredonia.edu/faculty/emeritus/EdwinLawson/estoniannames/index.html
  3. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/est.php


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Estonian/Finnish
Meaning: “sapling; plants.”

The name is used in both Finland and Estonia. Both languages are closely related, in Finnish the name referes to a young tree or sapling, while in Estonian, the name is derived from the general word for plants. Another Estonian form is Taima. The designated name day in both countries is September 8th. To hear how the name is pronounced in Finnish, consult this site: http://www.forvo.com/search/Taimi/