Gender Feminine
Usage English

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of the Irish place name Teamhair, which possibly means "elevated place". This was the name of the sacred hill near Dublin where the Irish high kings resided. It was popularized as a given name by the novel Gone with the Wind (1936) and the subsequent movie adaptation (1939), in which it is the name of the O'Hara plantation.

Related Names

VariantsTarah, Tera, Terra, Tarina
Same SpellingTara 2
User SubmissionsTa-ra, Tara


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View from the summit of the Hill of Tara in IrelandView from the summit of the Hill of Tara in Ireland


Entry updated January 21, 2022