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Gender: Female Origin of Tanith: Phoenician mythological name

The name Tanith is a girl's name of Ancient_Languages/Civilizations origin. Tanith and is often added to lists like Mythological Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

Name of the Phoenician deity who was the patron of Carthage, goddess of the moon, and a fertility figure. Variations include Tanit, Tanis, and Tanitha. The name is frequently misinterpreted to be an Irish name meaning "estate." Despite this august heritage, the original form of the name is a bit lispy for use in modern English-speaking lands.

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Famous People Named Tanith

Tanith Jessica Louise Belbin White, Canadian-American Olympic ice dancer
Tanith Lee, English novelist
Tanith Maxwell, South African marathoner
Tanith Carey, English novelist and journalist

Pop Culture References for the name Tanith

Tanith, Carthaginian goddess of love
Tanith Low, character in the "Skulduggery Pleasant" book series
Tanith, male character in the Stargate series
Tanith, planet in the Warhammer 40,000 series

Tanitha, Tanita