Tabitha Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Tabitha:
From the Ecclesiastic Greek Tabeitha, which is derived from the Aramaic tabhītha (roe, gazelle). The name is borne in the Bible by a woman who was brought back to life by St. Peter.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Tabby Cat, Tabby,Tabi, Bitty,Tabzilla, Tabs, Teebs, Tee-be, tab-a-loo, Tibby, Bitha and Tabbers.
My daughter is named Tabitha Joelle and she goes by TJ.
- Meanings and history of the name Tabitha
Means Gazelle (Greek)
Also translated in Hebrew as Dorcas
Found in the Bible
- Famous real-life people named Tabitha
Tabitha Hodge Broderick, twin daughter of Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
Tabatha Coffey, hairstylist and host of "Tabatha Takes Over" on Bravo
Tabitha Grant (b. 2011), daughter of English actor and film producer Hugh Grant
Tabitha King, American author
Tabitha Elkins, singer-songwriter and political activist.
- Tabitha in song, story & screen
Tabitha Stevens, daughter of Samantha on television series "Bewitched," originally spelled Tabatha in the credits until the correction in a later season
Tabitha Twitchett, mother of Tom Kitten in the Beatrix Potter stories
Tabitha Smith, Boom Boom from X-Force
Tabitha Galavan, sister of Theo Galavan in the Fox TV show, "Gotham"