in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Irish
- Meaning: Tower, Hillside
- #405 All Time
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 first appeared 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 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tara" ranks #56 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 69 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 6,296 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
What does the name "Tara" mean?
Tara (Irish): Tower, Hillside
The name "Tara" is of Irish origin and it means "Tower, Hillside". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 20 other names that are similar to this one.
T is for treasure, that of your friendship.
A is for agreeable, the best side of you!
R is for realist, the way you are.
A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.
Your name in reverse order is "Arat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Arta". 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.
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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Tara
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.
Past life for Tara born Oct 25, 1927
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 Northern Canada approximately on 375. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.
Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.
Name poster for Tara
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.