Meaning and name origin
Tarah \t(a)-rah\ as a girl's name is of Gaelic and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Tarah is "hill; star". Tarah is a variant of Tara (Gaelic, Sanskrit): ancient Tara was the site of the "stone of destiny" on which Irish kings resided, and Margaret Mitchell probably had this in mind when she named the fictional home of Scarlett O'Hara in her 1936 novel "Gone With the Wind".
Tarah is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2268 out of 4276, Top 53%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tarah for girls. Tarah reached its highest rank of #859 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tarah and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tara (#912) and Tarah. (2014 statistics).
Tarah is also pronounced similarly to Taree, Taura, Teara, Tera▼, Terah, Terrah, Tiara▼, Tiarah, Tora and Tyra▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Barah, Carah, Darah, Farah, Karah, Marah, Sarah, Tajah, Tamrah, Taran and Zarah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tarah.