What does Tabatha mean?
Tabatha /ta-ba-tha/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Aramaic derivation, and the meaning of the name Tabatha is "gazelle". Tabatha is a variant form of Tabitha (Aramaic). Biblical: the Aramaic name of Dorcas. Compare last name Tabaha.
How popular is Tabatha?
Tabatha is a very popular first name for females (#761 out of 4276, Top 18%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Tabatha for girls. Tabatha entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #339 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tabatha and related names. Tabitha (#919 last year) is the only other popular related form of Tabatha. Variants like Tabita are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.7535%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.0405%, 94.6% less), with the versions Tabatha and Tabitha becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)