Origin Displayed: Dutch

Spelling variations of this family name include: Taetse, Taets, Taetses, Teatse, Teats, Taetss, Taetsse, Taettse, Taet, Taste and many more.

First found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region.

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Taste, who came to Virginia in 1703; Henry Teets, who settled in Philadelphia in 1769; A. H. Taste, who arrived in Baltimore in 1832; Herm. Taste, who arrived in Baltimore in 1834.

This coat of arms is of Dutch origin. The German version is still being pursued.