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What does Tabatha mean?

Tabatha Pronunciation of Tabatha [tabatha] 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.


Tabatha has 4 variants: Tabbitha, Tabetha, Tabotha and Tabytha.

1 more related form via Tabitha: Tabita.

Creative forms:
(female) Tabata, Tabatheo, ..

(male) Tabatan, Tabato, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tabatha Kirsten (T.K.), ..

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. Demographics)

Tabatha entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #336 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tabatha name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tabatha outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Tabetha and Tabitha (#947 last year) are the popular related forms of Tabatha. Other variants, like Tabita, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Tabatha was at its most widespread 4 decades ago (median #493) and has become significantly lower since (#1649, 91.5% less usage), with versions like Tabatha becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tabatha, Tabetha, Tabitha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tabatha and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Agatha, Bartha, Calantha, Caltha, Catha, Eartha, Iantha, Kalantha, Katasha, Katha, Laretha, Latasha, Martha, Matha, Natacha, Natajha, Natasha, Palasha, Reatha, Sabetha, Samantha, Savanha (see Savannah), Tabina, Tacitha, Tahsha, Taisha, Tajah, Tajana, Takisha, Talanna, Talassa, Taleetha, Taletha, Talisha, Talita, Talitha, Tamara, Tamarra, Tamisha, Tanaia, Tanaya, Tanazia, Tanesha, Tanisha, Tanita, Tanitia, Tanitra, Tanysha, Tarah, Tasha, Tatia, Tawana, Treasha, Xantha and Zantha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tabatha.

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