Tabitha

First Name
58k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tabitha

"Tabitha" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "A Gazelle". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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From Aramaic טביתא (Ṭabītā’, “doe, roe, gazelle”), translated as Dorcas in the Bible.

  1. A woman who was, according to the Bible, restored to life by Peter.
  2. A female given name of biblical origin.

Notable Persons Named Tabitha

Tabitha King is a horror fiction, fantasy, and science fiction author, activist, and activism. Tabitha was given the name Tabitha Jane Spruce on March 24th, 1949 in Old Town, Maine, United States.

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Tabitha St. Germain is an actress, singer, voice artist, and comedian. Her ongoing career started in 1985. Tabitha was born on August 11th, 1976 in Boston. Tabitha is also known as Paulina Gillis and Kitanou St. Germain.

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Tabitha Smith is a comics character.

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Tabitha was given the name Tabitha Lee Sornberger on August 19th, 1967 in San Antonio.

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Tabitha Nauser is a dance-pop, soul music, rhythm, and blues musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2009. Tabitha was born Tabitha Nauser on February 23rd, 1992 in Singapore. Tabitha is also known as Tabby, Singapore's Beyoncé, and TGN.

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Tabitha Lenox is a soap character.

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How popular is the baby name Tabitha in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 8 0
1882 6 6 0
1883 5 5 0
1886 6 6 0
1887 9 9 0
1888 6 6 0
1889 10 10 0
1890 5 5 0
1891 9 9 0
1892 6 6 0
1893 13 13 0
1894 7 7 0
1895 5 5 0
1896 7 7 0
1897 9 9 0
1898 7 7 0
1899 5 5 0
1901 5 5 0
1902 7 7 0
1903 5 5 0
1905 8 8 0
1908 10 10 0
1909 9 9 0
1910 5 5 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 8 8 0
1913 9 9 0
1914 5 5 0
1915 12 12 0
1916 14 14 0
1917 8 8 0
1918 11 11 0
1919 15 15 0
1920 9 9 0
1921 12 12 0
1922 13 13 0
1923 13 13 0
1924 10 10 0
1925 5 5 0
1926 9 9 0
1927 5 5 0
1929 7 7 0
1931 5 5 0
1932 5 5 0
1933 9 9 0
1934 5 5 0
1935 7 7 0
1936 8 8 0
1937 9 9 0
1938 11 11 0
1939 7 7 0
1940 8 8 0
1942 13 13 0
1943 8 8 0
1944 8 8 0
1945 5 5 0
1947 8 8 0
1948 9 9 0
1949 15 15 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 19 19 0
1952 10 10 0
1953 11 11 0
1954 12 12 0
1955 14 14 0
1956 18 18 0
1957 15 15 0
1958 15 15 0
1959 24 24 0
1960 28 28 0
1961 28 28 0
1962 13 13 0
1963 21 21 0
1964 22 22 0
1965 34 34 0
1966 327 327 0
1967 444 444 0
1968 549 549 0
1969 944 944 0
1970 1,060 1,050 10
1971 947 947 0
1972 830 830 0
1973 815 815 0
1974 892 887 5
1975 921 912 9
1976 1,003 1,003 0
1977 1,385 1,376 9
1978 2,324 2,309 15
1979 1,829 1,818 11
1980 1,797 1,788 9
1981 1,923 1,918 5
1982 1,942 1,936 6
1983 2,171 2,156 15
1984 2,111 2,106 5
1985 2,165 2,153 12
1986 2,019 2,009 10
1987 1,818 1,809 9
1988 1,855 1,850 5
1989 1,858 1,852 6
1990 1,766 1,766 0
1991 1,573 1,573 0
1992 1,607 1,607 0
1993 1,450 1,445 5
1994 1,391 1,391 0
1995 1,290 1,290 0
1996 1,228 1,228 0
1997 1,217 1,217 0
1998 1,110 1,110 0
1999 1,060 1,060 0
2000 992 992 0
2001 902 902 0
2002 754 754 0
2003 755 755 0
2004 688 688 0
2005 630 630 0
2006 572 572 0
2007 550 550 0
2008 531 531 0
2009 461 461 0
2010 464 464 0
2011 417 417 0
2012 357 357 0
2013 357 357 0
2014 297 297 0
2015 286 286 0
2016 292 292 0
2017 239 239 0

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Popularity of Tabitha as a first name

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Common last names for Tabitha

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Fun Facts about the name Tabitha

  • What name lists does Tabitha rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Tabitha? Tabitha is the 910th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tabitha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 57,946 babies born with the first name Tabitha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tabitha to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tabitha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Tabitha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tabitha is Sunday, June 8th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Tabitha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tabitha was in 1978 with a total of 2,309 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tabitha!
  • Random Tabitha Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tabitha ranks 89th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 59 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Tabitha: Your name in reverse order is Ahtibat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tabhati. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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