Meaning and name origin
Tabitha \t(a)-bi-tha\ as a girl's 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.
Tabitha is a very popular first name for females (#496 out of 4276, Top 12%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tabitha for girls. Tabitha reached its highest rank of #154 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tabitha and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tabitha (#919), Tabatha and Dorcas. (2014 statistics).