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Popularity
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Terra

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: Earth
  • #1947 All Time
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How popular is the name "Terra" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1940 5 5 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 6 6 0
1945 7 7 0
1946 7 7 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 15 15 0
1949 14 14 0
1950 14 14 0
1951 23 23 0
1952 22 22 0
1953 30 30 0
1954 33 33 0
1955 46 46 0
1956 45 45 0
1957 54 54 0
1958 45 45 0
1959 53 53 0
1960 31 31 0
1961 51 51 0
1962 52 52 0
1963 72 72 0
1964 74 74 0
1965 59 59 0
1966 69 69 0
1967 64 64 0
1968 67 67 0
1969 75 75 0
1970 277 277 0
1971 395 395 0
1972 488 488 0
1973 469 469 0
1974 518 518 0
1975 526 526 0
1976 486 486 0
1977 543 543 0
1978 509 509 0
1979 554 554 0
1980 604 604 0
1981 482 482 0
1982 523 523 0
1983 510 510 0
1984 523 518 5
1985 469 469 0
1986 414 414 0
1987 365 365 0
1988 380 380 0
1989 371 371 0
1990 355 355 0
1991 304 304 0
1992 284 284 0
1993 264 264 0
1994 253 253 0
1995 233 233 0
1996 204 204 0
1997 175 175 0
1998 175 175 0
1999 190 190 0
2000 162 162 0
2001 118 118 0
2002 137 137 0
2003 130 130 0
2004 101 101 0
2005 128 128 0
2006 96 96 0
2007 98 98 0
2008 99 99 0
2009 92 92 0
2010 80 80 0
2011 88 88 0
2012 102 102 0
2013 84 84 0
2014 85 85 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Terra? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,503 babies born with the name Terra in the United States. That's more than enough Terras to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1940 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Terra" was in 1980 with a total of 604 babies.

According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Terra" is not a popular baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of only 523 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Terra popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Italian

Origin and Meaning of Terra

The name "Terra" is of Italian origin, and it means "Earth". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

T is for treat, that you always are.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Arret". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rarte". 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 Terra born Nov 27, 1950

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 Oceania approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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