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What does Tabitha mean?

Tabitha Pronunciation of Tabitha [tabitha] as a girls' name is pronounced TAB-i-thah. It is of Aramaic origin, and the meaning of Tabitha is "gazelle". Biblical: the Aramaic name of Dorcas, a kind woman noted for her good works, who was resurrected by Peter. Journalist Tabitha Soren.

Associated with: biblical, kind (gracious), good.


Tabitha has 11 variants: Tabatha, Tabbee, Tabbey, Tabbi, Tabbie, Tabbitha, Tabby, Tabetha, Tabita, Tabotha and Tabytha.

Creative forms:
(female) Talbitha, Tobitha, ..

(male) Tabiton, Tabity, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tabitha Kiara (T.K.), ..

How popular is Tabitha?

Tabitha is a very popular first name for women (#496 out of 4276, Top 12%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tabitha reached its peak rank of #151 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is currently at #947. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Dorcas, Tabatha and Tabetha are the popular variation forms of Tabitha (#947 the previous year) listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Tabitha was at its most widespread 4 decades ago (median #870) and has become much lower since (#1736, 91.5%), with forms like Tabatha becoming less stylish.

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

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