Gender: Female Meaning of Taryn: "rocky hill" Origin of Taryn: Irish, variation of Tara

Taryn Origin and Meaning

The name Taryn is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "rocky hill".

Taryn is an offshoot of Tara that has a variety of meanings in a variety of cultures. In 1953, Taryn was presented to the public as an invention by actors Tyrone Power and Linda Christian for their daughter's name, at which point it gained a short spurt of popularity. Taryn returned to the Top 1000 in 1974, peaking in the 1980s, and has remained on the list ever since.

Nicollette Sheridan played a character named Taryn Blake in a 1980's TV series, and Taryn Baker was the name of an O.C. character.

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RoddyThlayli Says:


Thank you!

indiefendi2 Says:


rhymes with Erin in English, in Irish it's TAR yn.

RoddyThlayli Says:


Is this pronounced Tayryn or Tahryn?

Jinxgirl Says:


I like how Taryn looks better than how it sounds. Tara is prettier to me

ThistleThorn Says:


This sounds pretty harsh.

TaliaCat Says:


I like this a lot, but I think I like Seren better