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Tabitha Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Tabitha is of Aramaic and English origin.

The meaning of Tabitha is "gazelle".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 919  in baby name popularity for girls with 291 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Tabitha Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Tabitha has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Tabitha to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Tabitha include Tabatha.

The name Dorcas is a form of Tabitha.

Tabitha has the diminutives (nicknames) Tabby, Tabea.

Other Tidbits

Tabitha falls into the animal name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Tabitha in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Tabitha.

Just for fun, see the name Tabitha in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Tabitha in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.