in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Irish
- Meaning: Tower, Hillside
- #405 All Time
Pronunciation of Tara
How popular is the name "Tara" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|1970||5,356||5,334||22||#69 girl name|
|1971||6,352||6,330||22||#49 girl name|
|1972||7,264||7,230||34||#38 girl name|
|1973||6,723||6,707||16||#37 girl name|
|1974||6,681||6,656||25||#39 girl name|
|1975||6,480||6,458||22||#41 girl name|
|1976||6,055||6,022||33||#42 girl name|
|1977||7,222||7,199||23||#35 girl name|
|1978||6,356||6,328||28||#40 girl name|
|1979||6,835||6,808||27||#38 girl name|
|1980||6,309||6,282||27||#43 girl name|
|1981||6,386||6,365||21||#45 girl name|
|1982||6,550||6,522||28||#47 girl name|
|1983||6,291||6,273||18||#51 girl name|
|1984||6,296||6,282||14||#49 girl name|
|1985||6,115||6,100||15||#51 girl name|
|1986||5,104||5,084||20||#56 girl name|
|1987||4,463||4,443||20||#69 girl name|
|1988||4,626||4,607||19||#67 girl name|
|1989||4,388||4,370||18||#70 girl name|
|1990||3,839||3,821||18||#85 girl name|
Want to know about the populiarty of Tara? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 173,544 babies born with the name Tara in the United States. That's more than enough Taras to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1939 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tara" was in 1972 with a total of 7,230 babies. (That's a lot of baby Taras)
According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tara" ranks #43 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 121 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of 6,681 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Tara popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Tara in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Tara" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tara as well as things modernly associated with the name Tara such as celebrities named Tara.
Origin and Meaning of Tara
The name "Tara" is of Irish origin, and it means "Tower, Hillside". It's a name commonly given to girls.
Tara Fitzgerald is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Tara was born in 1968 as Anne Tara G.F. Callaby in Cuckfield, Sussex, England, UK.
T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.
A is for activities, for you have many.
R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.
A is for altruism, the unselfish you.
Your name in reverse order is "Arat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aatr". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Tara born Feb 20, 1956
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 500. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.
Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!
Name poster for Tara
Here's something for you to ponder on...
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