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First recorded as a given name of Latvians during 1850–1875 (as Taīsija). From the Russian Таи́сия (Taísija, name of a saint), ultimately from Ancient Greek Θαΐς (Thaḯs).

Proper noun[edit]

Taisija f

  1. A female given name.
  2. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Таисия (Taisija).


  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Taisija was the only given name of 1096 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.