Tara Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from dialect tarac sie ‘to roll or welter’. Indian (Panjab): Sikh name, probably from Panjabi tara ‘star’ (Sanskrit taraka). It is based on the name of a Jat tribe.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Tata, Dara, Kara, Hora, Bara, Taran, Vara, Zara, Para, Kalra

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Tara Family Origin

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Tara Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    50%
  • Luth. Minister

    50%

In 1880, keeping House and Luth. Minister were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tara. The most common Tara occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Tara's were Keeping Houses.

Source: Census data for Tara | Data not to scale

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Tara Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2003, Tara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Tara in 1964 was 66, and 82 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tara

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