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Taran (girl)

What does Taran mean?

Taran Pronunciation of Taran as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Taran) is of English origin, and Taran means "pure". Taran is a version of Karen (Danish, Greek): diminutive of Katherine. Taran is also a variation of Taryn (English).


ASSOCIATED WITH pure (virgin)


VARIANTS Teryn, Tarynn, Tarryn, Tarren, Tarin, Taren

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA KAREN, TARYN Caren, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Caryn, Carynn, Karan, Kari, Karin, Karna, Karon, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn, Kerran, Keryn, Tarina, Tarnia, Taryna

(female) Tearan, ..

(male) Tanan, ..

Taran Hollyn (T.H.), ..

How popular is Taran?

Taran is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#49965 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Karen (#635 A YEAR AGO), Taryn (#1504), Kari (#1569), Caren, Carin, Caron, Caryn, Karan, Karin, Karon, Karren and Karyn are the popular alternative forms of Taran (NOT RANKED). Adoption of these relations of Taran was widespread in the 1960s (ADOPTION OF 1.8%) and has become much diminished since, with versions such as Caren going out of style. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caren, Carin, Caron, Caryn, 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, Taryn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Taran is pronounced similarly to Teriann, Terin, Terrin, Terryn, Tirian, Tirien, Tirion, Tirruan, Tiryan, Tiryon and Tyrene. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aeran, Carlan, Carman, Ciaran, Darian, Doran, Eadan, Eavan, Farran, Fran, Hanan, Jazan, Kalan, Karman, Marian, Marjan, Maryan, Miran, Niran, Pagan, Ragan, Saran, Sharan, Tada, Taja, Tajah, Tajana, Talani, Tama, Tamar, Tamra, Tamrah, Tamryn, Tana, Tara, Tarah, Taralyn, Taree, Tarena, Tarra, Tarrah, Tasa, Taura, Tava, Tawana, Taya, Teara, Tera, Terah, Tiara, Tiarah, Tora and Tyra. These names tend to be more frequently used than Taran.

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