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Terah

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Terah mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Terah

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

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Notable Persons Named Terah

Terah was an influential individual. Terah was born as the child of Nahor in Ur, Mesopotamia now Iraq. He breathed his last breath in 205.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Terah

Terah was an influential individual. Terah was born as the child of Nahor in Ur, Mesopotamia now Iraq. He breathed his last breath in 205.

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How popular is the baby 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 49 43 6
1979 45 45 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 11 11 0
2013 7 7 0
2014 14 14 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 6 6 0

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Popularity of Terah as a first name

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Common last names for Terah

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Fun Facts about the name Terah

  • How Popular is the name Terah? Terah is the 8,345th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Terah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,406 babies born with the first name Terah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Terah to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Terah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Terah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Terah is Sunday, June 3rd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Terah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Terah was in 1985 with a total of 65 babies.
  • Random Terah Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Terah is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Terah: Your name in reverse order is Haret. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ehrat. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.