Tara

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Ottara [1]

2) Anglicised form of the Irish place name Teamhair = 'conspicuous place' [2] [3] [4]

3) Latin spelling of the Sanskrit name तारा (Tara) = 'star' [3] [4]

4) Serbo-Croatian short form of Tahira (see Tahir) [3]

Related Names

Tara
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Tarah
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Swedish
Thara
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Töruson Iceland

Female

Törudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Tara
Genitive: Taras
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Tara
Genitive: Taran
Partitive: Taraa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Tara
Accusative: Töru
Dative: Töru
Genitive: Töru
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Tara
Genitive: Taras
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Tara
Genitive: Taras

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
955 1147 952 1140 3 7
Norway Norway[7]
525
n.a.
520
n.a.
5
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
701
n.a.
701 0 0
Denmark Denmark[9]
253
n.a.
248
n.a.
5
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
107 173
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
4 9
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Tara (f) Sources: [6][9][7][8]


References

  1. Judith Ahrholdt: Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de (2004-2021).
  2. A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/