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What does Tarah mean?

Tarah Pronunciation of Tarah [tarah] as a girls' name has the meaning "hill; star". Tarah is a version of Tara (Gaelic, Sanskrit).

Associated with: hill (mountain), star.


Tarah has 2 variants: Tarra and Tarrah.

Tarah has 1 more alternative form via Tara: Taralyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Tahrah, Tatah, ..

(male) Tary, Tata, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tarah Emerie (T.E.), ..

How popular is Tarah?

Tarah is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2268 out of 4276, Top 53%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Tarah was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #780 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Tarah ranked in the Top 2000 are Tara (#910 from current records) and Tarra. Adoption of these relations of Tarah was common during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5%) and is now much lower, with the version Tara becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tarah, Tara, Tarra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tarah is alike in pronunciation to Taree, Teara, Tera, Terah, Terea, Teree, Teri, Terra, Terrah, Terri, Terry, Tiara, Tiarra, Tiera, Tora, Torey, Tori, Toria, Torie, Torri, Torry, Tory, Tyra, Tyree and Tyria. Other suggested similar names are Barah, Carah, Carlah, Dajah, Danah, Darah, Darrah, Dayah, Farah, Ganah, Hajrah, Hanah, Janah, Kalah, Karah, Karrah, Lanah, Lorah, Maiah, Marah, Mariah, Mayah, Merah, Mirah, Morah, Norah, Oprah, Orah, Rafah, Ramah, Sabah, Sadah, Sarah, Sarhah, Sariah, Sarrah, Taja, Tajah, Talmah, Tama, Tamar, Tamrah, Tana, Taran, Taryn, Taya, Tinah, Tirzah, Zarah and Zorah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tarah.

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