Tanith Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Tanith:
Derived from the Old English tan (an estate).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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My daughter is named Tanith - she hated it when little but now she's 17 its pretty cool
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MY name is Tanith. My mom got it from a movie waay before I was born. "Tanith" was a main character. At that time, she named a cat Tanith so she would remember the name. When I was born, I got the name.
I hated it when I was little because I couldn't get stuff with my name on it, but as I got older I realized it was really cool because it was different and memeorable.
However, my mom couldn't remember the name of the film and all I ever knew about it was that it was from a horror movie and the cat thing.
When I got to college, I had a friend who was really into horror movies but he had no idea what the movie was that my name is from. THEN I met my now hubbie who was/is really into old horror movies AND he's named after the actor Christopher Lee who was in quite a few horror movies in the 60s and 70s. He didn't know what the movie was either.
After we'd been together a couple of years, we were randomly looking through a movie "encyclopedia" and saw my name. So, we found the name of the movie AND found out that Christopher Lee IS IN the MOVIE!It's called "The Devil Rides Out" (AKA "The Devil's Bride").
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The name, "Tanith" is derived from Semitic roots, meaning "serpent lady". This was the name of the Phoenician goddess of love, fertility, the moon, and the stars.
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Tanith Belbin, Canadian-American Olympic Figure Skater represents the United States
Tanith Lee, British writer of science fiction, horror and fantasy. She is the author of over 90 novels and 300 short stories, ...
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Horror movie- "The Devil's Bride" (AKA "The Devil Rides Out")