What does Terra mean?
Terra [ter-ra] as a girls' name is pronounced TARE-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Terra is "earth". Mythology: the Roman earth goddess, equivalent to the Greek Gaia. May also be from the female Terence or a short form of Teresa.
23 more relations via Teresa: Techa, Terasa, Terese, Teresia, Tereska, Teressa, Terez, Tereza, Terezia, Terri▼, Terrie▼, Terry▼, Tersa, Tersia, Teruska, Tesa, Tesia, Teskia, Tess, Tessa▲, Tessy, Tresa and Tressa.Creative forms:
(female) Terfa, Terta, ..
(male) Terram, Terre, .. Middle name pairings:
Terra Zaylee (T.Z.), ..
How popular is Terra?
Terra is a very prominent first name for women (#999 out of 4276, Top 23%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#22949 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Terra entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #435 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Tessa (#209 last year), Teresa (#665), Tara (#910), Tess (#1120), Tesia, Tiera, Tresa, Tressa, Terry, Tierra, Terri, Terese, Tera, Teresia, Teressa, Eartha and Terrie are the popular variation forms of Terra. Adoption of these forms of Terra was at its apex during 1960-1969 (average #1125) and has become much less since (#1716, down 90%), with versions like Tierra becoming somewhat outmoded. Tessa is the most chic baby name here.
Terra▼ is pronounced similarly to Tarah, Taree, Taura, Teara, Terea, Teree, Teri▼, Terie, Terree, Terrey, Terrya, Terrye, Tiairra, Tiarah, Tiarra, Tierrea, Tierria, Torey, Tori▼, Torri, Torrie, Torry, Torrye, Tyra▼ and Tyria. Other suggested similar names are Barra, Berura, Cera, Cierra▼, Darra, Debra▼, Deora, Derora, Farra, Karra, Keara, Kera, Kerra, Kierra▼, Kirra, Larra, Lorra, Marra, Meara, Mera, Nedra, Neera, Sarra, Seara, Tea▼, Teana, Tedra, Tekla, Telma, Temora, Tena▼, Teona, Terica, Terin, Terina, Terrall, Terrena, Terresa, Terrin, Terryn, Tertia, Teryl, Teryn, Terza, Thora, Thyra, Tierre, Tierza, Trea and Vera▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Terra.See names in meaning and etymology.