Tabitha
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Given Name TABITHA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ταβιθα (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: TAB-i-thə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "gazelle" in Aramaic. Tabitha in the New Testament was a woman restored to life by Saint Peter. Her name is translated into Greek as Dorcas (see Acts 9:36). As an English name, Tabitha became common after the Protestant Reformation. It was popularized in the 1960s by the television show 'Bewitched', in which Tabitha (sometimes spelled Tabatha) is the daughter of the main character.
Related Names
VARIANT: Tabatha (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Tabby, Tibby (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Tabita (Biblical Latin), Tabea (German)
Popularity
United States  ranked #917 
England and Wales  ranked #191