Sp (orig. pl.) < Taos (a Tanoan language) toto, pueblo name, lit., in the village
See Taos in American Heritage Dictionary 4
a. A Pueblo people located north-northeast of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
b. A member of this people.
The Tanoan language of the Taos people.
A town of northern New Mexico north-northeast of Santa Fe. It developed as an art colony after 1898 and has attracted many artists and writers, including John Marin and D.H. Lawrence. Population: 5,190.
A pueblo of northern New Mexico northeast of the town of Taos. Population: 1,260.