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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Terah

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Form of Terra or Tara
  • #8156 All Time
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How popular is the name "Terah" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1955 7 7 0
1959 6 6 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 5 5 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 6 6 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 5 0 5
1969 7 7 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 17 17 0
1972 22 22 0
1973 25 25 0
1974 38 33 5
1975 33 33 0
1976 34 34 0
1977 58 53 5
1978 48 42 6
1979 46 46 0
1980 53 48 5
1981 64 58 6
1982 58 53 5
1983 64 64 0
1984 53 53 0
1985 65 65 0
1986 40 40 0
1987 29 29 0
1988 42 42 0
1989 34 34 0
1990 55 55 0
1991 36 30 6
1992 23 23 0
1993 34 34 0
1994 24 24 0
1995 19 19 0
1996 29 29 0
1997 21 21 0
1998 23 23 0
1999 19 19 0
2000 20 20 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 20 20 0
2003 13 13 0
2004 20 20 0
2005 17 17 0
2006 16 16 0
2007 13 13 0
2008 12 12 0
2009 16 16 0
2010 12 12 0
2011 7 7 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 7 7 0
2014 14 14 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Terah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,388 babies born with the name Terah in the United States. That's more than enough Terahs to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Terah" was in 1985 with a total of 65 babies.

According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Terah" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of only 65 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Terah popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Terah in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Terah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Terah as well as things modernly associated with the name Terah such as celebrities named Terah.

American

Origin and Meaning of Terah

The name "Terah" is of American origin, and it means "Form of Terra or Tara". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

T is for tried, tried and true you.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

H is for hug, give one today!

Your name in reverse order is "Haret". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ehtar". 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 Terah born Dec 13, 1974

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 Yukon approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

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!

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