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What does Tabbie mean?

Tabbie Pronunciation of Tabbie [tab-bie] as a girls' name is of Aramaic origin, and the meaning of the name Tabbie is "gazelle". Tabbie is a version of Tabitha (Aramaic). Biblical: the Aramaic name of Dorcas.


Tabbie has 4 variants: Tabbee, Tabbey, Tabbi and Tabby.

2 more related forms via Tabitha: Tabbitha and Tabita.

Creative forms:
(female) Tabie, Talbie, ..

(male) Tabble, Tabbo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tabbie Mckinley (T.M.), ..

How popular is Tabbie?

Tabbie is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Tabbie is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Tabitha (#947 a year ago) is the only popular alternative form of Tabbie (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Tabbitha, are seldom used. This relation of Tabbie was at the height of its popularity in the 1980s (usage of 0.1%) and has become much less conventional since (usage 0.01%, 89%), with Tabitha going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tabitha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tabbie is alike in pronunciation to Taubey, Taubie, Tibbie, Tibby, Tobee and Tobi. Other recommended names are Abbie, Babbie, Bambie, Barbie, Baubie, Bobbie, Dabnie, Darbie, Debbie, Gabbe (see Gabrielle), Gabbi, Gabbie, Ibbie, Libbie, Rebbie, Robbie, Tacie, Taddie, Taisie, Talie, Tallie, Tamie, Tammie, Tandie, Tashie, Tassie, Tatie, Taube, Tavia, Tavie, Tawnie, Tayzie, Thobie (see Toby), Tiffie, Tippie and Tobe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tabbie.

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