Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From Hittite or Luwian tarh meaning "to cross, to conquer". This was the name of the Hittite god of the weather, storms, and the sky, and the slayer of the dragon Illuyanka. He was closely identified with the Hurrian god Teshub, and sometimes with the Semitic god Hadad.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesTarhunz(Near Eastern Mythology)


Entry updated June 9, 2023