What does Tabitha mean?
Tabitha /ta-bi-tha/ 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.
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)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Tabitha for girls. Tabitha reached its peak rank of #154 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is currently at #919. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Dorcas and Tabatha are the popular variation forms of Tabitha (#919 the previous year) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Tabitha was at its most widespread during the years 1980-1989 (median #497) and has become much lower since (#973, ▼94.6%), with the forms Dorcas, Tabatha and Tabitha becoming less stylish.
Suggested similar baby names are Abisha, Babita, Bartha, Davisha, Jacintha, Marisha, Sabetha, Tabina, Tacitha, Taina, Taisha, Taisia, Takisha, Taletha, Talisha, Talita, Talitha, Tamisha, Tanisha, Tanita, Tanitia, Tanitra, Tatia, Tazia and Tenisha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tabitha.