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Updated January 31, 2024

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Celtic, Gaelic, Hindi : Rocky hill; tower

Girl name variations

How Popular Is The Name Tara

Family name origins & meanings

  • Polish : nickname from dialect tarać się ‘to roll or welter’.
  • Indian (Panjab) : Sikh name, probably from Panjabi tārā ‘star’ (Sanskrit tāraka). It is based on the name of a Jat tribe.

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