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 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tara" ranks #49 in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 62 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1971. Across the entire United States a total of 6,352 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 midwest? 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 talent, hidden or not.
A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.
R is for righteous, you know when you're right.
A is for accord, the harmony you spread.
Your name in reverse order is "Arat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rata". 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 11, 1946
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.
As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
Name poster for Tara
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.