- this week

Gender: F Meaning of Tara: "rocky hill" Origin of Tara: Irish Tara's Popularity in 2015: #910

Despite a rich history in Irish myth preceding its plantation appearance in Gone with the Wind, widespread use in the seventies caused Tara to lose its Irish accent.

American actress Tara Reid helped bring attention to this name, though her career dropped off in tandem with the popularity of the name. Her most recent credits include the B-movie Sharknado series.

Famous People Named Tara

Tara Reid, American actress
Tara Fitzgerald, English actress
Tara Lipinski, American figure skater
Tara Gilesbie, author of the infamous fanfiction/meme my immortal, which drove the Internet insane for a year or two
Tara Savelo, makeup artist
Tara Strong, American actress
Tara Leigh Patrick, aka Carmen Electra, American actress, model, singer, dancer, etc.

Pop Culture References for the name Tara

Tara Chambler, character from the TV show 'The Walking Dead'
Tara is a character in the movie "Epic"
Tara Plantation, home of Scarlett in "Gone with the Wind"
Tara Road, a 1998 novel by Maeve Binch
United States of Tara, a 2009 US comedy-drama TV series
Tara Maclay, character on 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'
Tara Thornton, character from the TV show 'True Blood'
Tara Knowles, character from the TV show 'Sons of Anarchy'
Tara Cole, character from the TV show 'Leverage'
Tara Webster, character from TV show 'Dance Academy'
Tara James, antagonist in 'Chrissa Stands Strong'
Tara Brennan, main character in book '13 Gifts'
Tara Duncan, character in the french book Tara Duncan by Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian
Tara Reedy, from movie "Sleepwalking"
Oh Tara, song by The Knack
Tara Doucet, protagonist of "When the Butterflies Came"

Tarah, Tarrah, Tarra

Tara's International Variations

Teamhair (Gaelic)