Gender: Female Meaning of Taraji: "hope" Origin of Taraji: Swahili

Taraji Origin and Meaning

The name Taraji is a girl's name of Swahili origin meaning "hope".

This name gained widespread attention via the actress Taraji P. Henson, who was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. A variant is Taraja.

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I've always felt this had a nice lilt to it. I love names that mean hope! I also like (the unrelated) Zendaya.