Meaning and Origin of: Taran

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Pure

Family name origins & meanings

  • Polish and Ukrainian : nickname for a man of powerful build, from Polish and Ukrainian taran ‘battering ram’.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and Ukrainian : either a nickname from Ukrainian taran ‘pock’, or a metonymic occupational name from another meaning of the same word, ‘tool used in a churn for butter making’.