Terra name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Latin, Celtic, Japanese and Old Greek
Usage: Hindi, Portuguese, Italian and English
Pronunciation: t(er)-ra
Meaning: Earth and Land
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What does Terra mean?

Terra means Earth or Land used for both genders which is used commonly in Portuguese, English, Italian and Hindi has its origin in Celtic, Old Greek, Japanese and Latin. Terra is a variant form of noteworthy and evergreen Tera.

Tera is a form of popular Tara. Also Tera is a version of acclaimed and perennial Terry. Tera is also version of persistent and pleasing Teresa. Tera is a shortened form of Theresa.

Well-Known Tera came from Celtic, Old French and Old Greek, meaning of Tera is "Crag, Star and Hill". Terra is variant form of outstanding Tara. Tara is form of Tara that is usedforeign in Indian language.

Also Tara is form of Tahira in Croatian language. Tara's meaning is The Pupil of the Eye and Crag is originated from Sanskrit and Celtic. Terra is diminutive of Theresa. Theresa is version of desirable and perpetual Theresia.

Trendy Old Greek Theresa, meaning of Theresa is "End of Thera Tribe, Harvester and Reaper".

How do I pronounce Terra?

The two syllabled name Terra is commonly pronounced as t(er)-ra. There are multiple ways to say the baby name, i.e., tare-uh.

Variants of Terra

Teralyn, Tara, Tera, Lynn, Tahira, Taira, Jatara, Taramarie, Terry, Teresa, Terai, Tere

Names that rhyme with Terra

How popular is the name Terra?

Terra was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1940 around 14856 babies have been given the moniker. When at its peak in 1980, the moniker grabbed the 379th spot and 604 baby girls were given the name.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 79 years. Moreover, the name has been to the top 500 baby names 15 times Terra is a rare baby name in England and Wales however it is still in use.

Terra is a common name in Canada while somewhat familiar name in Indonesia, Russia and DR Congo. At least, 10000 people globally have carried Terra as their given name according to our findings.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Terra in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Terra

You are triggered by things that seem impossible to do or accomplish because to you, nothing's impossible. You want to be in control of your life and emotions. You are dominant and leadership comes out naturally for you. You are hard to reach and even harder to trust. You don't want anyone standing on your way or messing with your life just like you stay out of other people's lives and don't get in their way of success.

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  •  Kieran - Kieran's meaning is The Element Ciar Meaning Black, Little Dark One Little Dark-Haired One or Little Dark One is mostly used in Tamil and Irish is a gender-neutral name has its origin in Old Irish and Celtic
  •  Artura - Queer girl name Artura means "Noble" came from Celtic
  •  Esyllt - Meaning of Esyllt is Who is Gazed At or Of Fair Aspect is used as a girl name and is rooted from Celtic is specifically used in Welsh

Famous people named Terra

  • Terra Diablo, Scottish rock band currently signed to Nocturnal Records
  • Terra Naomi, indie folk singer-songwriter
  • Terra Firma, Swedish stoner metal band which was formed by Fredrik Lindgren after leaving Unleashed and with Lord Chritus a
  • Terra Gold in Pilot as Actress
  • Terra Mizu in Hogtied Business Beauties as Actress
  • Terra Elle Perrie in Brousko as Actress
  • Terra Abroms in A Walk to Remember as Production Manager
  • Terra Post in Chunky Housecall Nurses as Actress
  • Terra Allen acted in videoGame Xena: Warrior Princess
  • Terra Jole played the role of Elisabeth in drama and history film 7 Dwarfs At Auschwitz.


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
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