Tara name meaning

Updated: March 20th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Irish, Celtic and Sanskrit
Usage: Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Arabic, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Sanskrit, Sikh, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Indian, Persian, Icelandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Oriya
Pronunciation: t(a)-ra
Meaning: A Star, The Name of a Buddhist Goddess, Meteor and Fragance
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What does Tara mean?

Admired Sanskrit, Old Irish and Celtic Tara means "A Star, The Name of a Buddhist Goddess, Meteor or Fragance" mostly used in Persian, Oriya, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Marathi, Danish, Sikh, Hindi, Telugu, Sanskrit, Arabic, Finnish, Icelandic, Indian, Gujarati, Tamil, Norwegian, Sindhi, English and Swedish is bestowed upon both boys and girls.

Tara is equivalent of Tara that is usedforeign in Indian language. Also Tara is Croatian equivalent of Tahira.

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How do I pronounce Tara?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Tara is t(a)-ra.

Variants of Tara

Taira, Tera, Terry, Teresa, Jatara, Taramarie, Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, Joan, Johanna, Jane, Tahira, Marie, Tahir, Taheera, Terai, Tere, Tarry, Terri, Terrylee, Tyrrell, Terence, Maite, Theresa, Jataria, Jeanne, Ivan, John, Johannes, Hanan, Ioana, Jovanka, Joanthony, Joanna, Ióan, Hansi, Jona, Asia, Jennie, Hanna, Janel, Maryjane, Janelee, Marea, Aaliyahmarie, Marieanna, Maria, Mariam, Mariamne, Mirjam, Mary, Tahear, Taheerah

Names that rhyme with Tara

How popular is the name Tara?

Tara was among the very popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1939 around 174635 babies have been given the name. When at the peak of its usage in 1977, 7230 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 35th position.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 111 years. Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 50 baby names 13 times A common name in England and Wales with over 4736 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

Recently the name is rising, in 1996, 466 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 110th position. Also, Tara used to be a common name in Ireland, first appeared in 1967 and over 6310 babies have been given the name in 45 years.

At the peak of its usage in 1987,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 45 years. Also, Tara is common in France where over 2828 new-borns have been given the name since 1962.

Presently at its peak, the moniker grabbed the 423rd spot and 134 baby girls were given the name. Also, Tara was a common name in New South Wales. Over 3288 babies have been named Tara since 1983.

At the peak of its usage in 1985,. After 21 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Tara used to be a common name in Queensland, first appeared in 1986 and over 229 babies have been given the name in 2 years.

When at its peak in 1986,. After 2 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 2 times

Tara is a familiar baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

Recently in 2018, 64 babies were given Tara and it reached its peak ranking, 112 on girl names chart. Over 696 people have been named Tara in Switzerland. Also, in Netherlands, in just 5 years, it has made it to the top 200 names.

In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 172 on girl names chart when 80 babies were given the name Tara. Over 305 people have been named Tara in Netherlands.

Tara is an uncommon baby name in Belgium, although it has been in use since 1995 but could not make beyond the top 500. Over 299 people have been named Tara in Belgium.

Tara is a rare baby name in Queensland and may not be used now. Over 229 babies in Queensland have been named Tara. However things change on global perspective, Tara is extremely popular in India where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in Nepal.

Also the baby name is popular in Canada, England, Australia, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Iraq. As per our estimate, over 1200000 babies have been bestowed Tara around the globe.

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Tara in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Tara

Your intellectual mind is always generating new creative ideas. Having letter A at the end of your name symbolizes your free thinking and an open mind. You are hard to read but once someone gets close to you, you allow the person to manipulate you on purpose in order to see how he or she will treat you thinking they have power over you. People often mistake you for a fool but you always find an indirect way to prove them wrong.

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