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What does Taryn mean?

Taryn Pronunciation of Taryn [taryn] as a girls' name is pronounced TARE-en. It is of English origin. Blend of Tara with Erin, Karen, Terry and the male name Darren.

Associated with: blend.


Taryn has 9 variants: Taran, Tarin, Tarina, Tarnia, Tarren, Tarryn, Taryna, Tarynn and Teryn.

48 more related forms via Erin, Karen, Tara, Terry: Aeran, Aerin, Airin, Aren, Arin, Aryn, Caren, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Caryn, Carynn, Carynne, Eirin, Eiryn, Eirynn, Eryn, Erynn, Karan, Kari, Karin, Karna, Karon, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn, Kerin, Keryn, Tarah, Taralyn, Taralynn, Taren, Tarra, Tarrah, Terea, Teree, Teri, Terie, Terin, Terri, Terrin, Terrye and Terryn.

Creative forms:
(female) Tanryn, Tiaryn, ..

(male) Tain, Tany, ..

Middle name pairings:
Taryn Celeste (T.C.), ..

How popular is Taryn?

Taryn is a very prominent first name for women (#1090 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Taryn was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #335 in the U.S. in 1990, and is at #1062 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Taryn (#1062 in recent rankings) rated in the Top 2000 are Arin, Aryn, Caren, Carin, Caron, Caryn, Erin (#337 in recent rankings), Eryn (#1709), Karan, Karen (#504), Kari (#1817), Karin, Karon, Karren, Karyn, Tara (#910), Tarah, Tarra, Teri, Terri and Terry. Usage of these forms of Taryn was more pronounced 6 decades ago (average #937) and is now much less (#1742, 97%), with versions like Karin becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Taryn, Arin, Aryn, Caren, Carin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caron, Caryn, Erin, Eryn, Karan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karen, Kari, Karin, Karon, Karren in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terri, Terry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erin, Karen, Karin, Tara outside U.S.

Similar Names

Taryn is alike in pronunciation to Tirian, Tirien, Tirion, Tiryan, Tiryon and Tyrene. Other suggested similar names are Beryn, Bryn, Calyn, Camryn, Carlyn, Coryn, Darlyn, Daryn, Deryn, Farryn, Faryn, Jadyn, Jalyn, Kalyn, Kamryn, Karlyn, Karmyn, Koryn, Larryn, Laryn, Lauryn, Loryn, Marlyn, Maryn, Ravyn, Sharyn, Tacy, Tacye, Talya, Tamlyn, Tamryn, Tamsyn, Tanya, Taree, Tarena, Tarnya, Tasya, Tavy, Taya, Taylyn, Teryl, Teryna (see Terena), Tory and Valyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Taryn.

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