Tabitha - girls name

Tabitha name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Tabitha name meaning:

The name Tabitha has biblical origins and holds great significance. Derived from the Aramaic language, Tabitha means "gazelle" or "deer." In the Bible, Tabitha is a woman known for her acts of kindness and charity. She was a skilled seamstress who made garments for the poor, and her generosity made a lasting impact on her community.

The name Tabitha is often associated with qualities such as grace, elegance, and compassion. It embodies the strength and agility of a gazelle while conveying a sense of gentleness and sweetness. Tabitha's meaning reflects a nurturing and caring nature, someone who is always willing to lend a helping hand and show kindness to others.

Parents who choose the name Tabitha for their daughter may hope she will embody these traits and grow up to make a positive difference in the world. The name carries an aura of virtue and goodwill, reminding us of the importance of empathy and generosity.

Origin: Arabic

A gazelle.


Victorian names

Related names

Tabitha , Tabby

Other girls names beginning with T


Overall UK ranking: 244 out of 5581

204 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (558)

Historical popularity of Tabitha

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