Tabitha

Tabitha - A very unique female name



  Mar 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tabitha, meaning gazelle, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1959 on position #2480. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tabitha and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tabitha? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Tabitha. The baby girl name Tabitha was given to 309 baby girls in 2012, ranking #771 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,574 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tabitha peaked in popularity 39 years ago in 1978 on position 127.



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Tabitha is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tabitha is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #427 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #1,250.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Tabitha is where you live.


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Tabitha origin and meaning

Tabitha is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means gazelle. To see famous people named Tabitha, pop culture references for the name Tabitha and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tabitha

We've found the following names that sound similar to Tabitha, sorted by popularity.

Tabatha / Tabetha / Tabbatha / Tabbitha / Tabytha / Tabita /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012771
2011684
2010625
2009655
2008595
2007553
2006530
2005486
2004440
2003398
2002384
2001336
2000319
1999290
1998280
1997244
1996230
1995219
1994211
1993203
1992189
1991189
1990164
1989156
1988152
1987151
1986140
1985135
1984142
1983137
1982152
1981149
1980156
1979156
1978127
1977195
1976237
1975264
1974282
1973294
1972299
1971292
1970280
1969295
1968389
1967452
1966504
19602533
19592480

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah427
Missouri437
Connecticut442
Massachusetts545
Maryland573
Washington581
Iowa588
Kansas632
Kentucky633
Colorado634
Indiana651
Ohio690
Virginia723
Texas730
North Carolina749
Oklahoma774
Pennsylvania775
Tennessee806
Georgia873
Minnesota882
California883
Florida934
Michigan1055
Illinois1055
New York1132
New Jersey1155
Arizona1250

Even more about Tabitha


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Tabitha a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tabitha?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1978
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Tabitha
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,574
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1959
2012 births +309

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