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The name Tara is of English origin, and means elevated place.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Tara has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Tara
Use of the Name Tara for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
167,905 167,065 85,075 14,142 5,426 1,879 961
The table below indicates the number of times the name Tara has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Tara first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1949, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Tara
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194993691  
1950883102  
195192799  
1952755140  
1953748149  
1954553259  
1955424433  
1956429453  
1957436460  
1958441466  
1959384612  
1960366686  
1961301939  
19622691,093  
19632621,129  
19642501,242  
19652511,169  
19662341,288  
19672291,289  
19681472,184  
19691073,516  
1970695,328  
1971496,326  
1972387,226  
1973376,699  
1974396,657  
1975416,456  
1976436,016  
1977357,187  
1978406,324  
1979386,812  
1980436,276  
1981456,365  
1982476,511  
1983516,273  
1984496,278  
1985516,095  
1986565,074  
1987694,448  
1988674,600  
1989704,372  
1990853,821  
19911043,325  
19921182,836  
19931322,475  
19941462,184  
19951582,024  
19961671,898  
19971721,767  
19981891,636  
19992311,391  
20002391,335  
20012721,156  
20022951,056  
2003336918  
2004323961  
Totals:  167,905 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Tara as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Tara appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 56 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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