Tabitha

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Tabitha
Pronunciation /ˈtæbɨθə/
Gender Female
Origin
Word/Name Biblical
Meaning "Gazelle"
Place of origin Aramaic
Other names
Related names Tabetha, Tabytha, Tabatha, Tabathina, Tabea, Tabby, Tibby

Tabitha is a female given name. It comes from an Aramaic word which means gazelle.

In the United States, the name was most popular during the 1960s and 1970s. It was among the top 200 most popular girls' names.

There is a woman named Tabitha in the Bible who is raised from the dead by Saint Peter. Fictional characters named Tabitha include Tabitha Stephens in the 1960s American sitcom Bewitched, and Tabitha Lenox, a character played by Juliet Mills from the soap opera Passions.