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What does Tarleton mean?

Tarleton Pronunciation of Tarleton [tar-leton] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Tarleton) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Tarleton is "Thor's settlement". Literary: the Tarleton twins were admirers of Scarlett O'Hara in Margaret Mitchell's "Gone with the Wind". Uncommon.

Associated with: old english, literary.


Tarleton has 1 variant: Tarlton.

Creative forms:
(female) Taleton, Trealeton, ..

(male) Tarleon, Tarleson, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tarleton Scarlet (T.S.), ..

How popular is Tarleton?

Tarleton is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#17040 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tarleton has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Carleen, Carlein, Carlen, Carleta, Carletha, Carlethe, Carletta, Carlette, Darleen, Earleen, Earletta, Earlette, Harleen, Karleen, Karlein (see Caroline), Karlen, Karletta, Marleen, Marlen, Marlenn (see Marlin), Marlette, Marlon, Taleen, Taletha, Taren and Tarren. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tarleton.

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