Baby girl names beginning with T

Are you searching for baby name ideas for a girl that start with the 20th letter of the alphabet? We’ve got some terrific suggestions, along with their origin and meaning

The letter T

Fill in the T section of your baby name list with our suggestions for good girls names beginning with T. Find out origins and meanings and work out if your newborn could be a Tabitha, Tansi, or Tyrell

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1. Tabitha

  • Origin: Aramaic
  • Meaning: gazelle
  • Also: Tabatha

2. Tacita

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: silent, still, not speaking

3. Taffy

  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: female form of David

4. Takara

  • Origin: Japanese
  • Meaning: precious object, treasure

5. Talaitha

  • Origin: African American
  • Meaning: inventive

6. Talia

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: lamb
  • Also: Natalie

7. Talitha

  • Origin: Aramaic
  • Meaning: a girl

8. Tallulah

  • Origin: Native American
  • Meaning: leaping water; a place name in Georgia, US, used as a first name

9. Tamala

  • Origin: Mixed African
  • Meaning: dark tree

10. Tamara

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: palm tree
  • Also: Tamar (Russian form), Tammy

11. Tamsin

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: twin
  • Also: Tamasin

12. Tandice

  • Origin: African American
  • Meaning: team

13. Tanisha

  • Origin: Hausa
  • Meaning: a girl born on Monday

14. Tara

  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: an anglicisation of the Teamhair or Cnoc na Teamhrach, the hill of Tara, important in Irish legend

15. Tansy

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: eternal life; an unusual herb

16. Tasnim

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: fountain of heaven

17. Tatiana

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: fairy queen; the name of a martyr venerated in the Orthodox Church
  • Also: Tanya, Tania

18. Tatum

  • Origin: Old English origin
  • Meaning: cheerful bringer of joy

19. Tayla

  • Origin: Mixed African
  • Meaning: she has been seen

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20. Taylor

  • Origin: Old French
  • Meaning: cutter of cloth; a surname used as a first name

21. Tegan

  • Origin: Cornish
  • Meaning: decoration
  • Also: Tiegan

22. Tejal

  • Origin: Sanskrit
  • Meaning: shining

23. Teresa

  • Origin: Spanish/Italian/Portuguese
  • Meaning: Uncertain
  • Also: Theresa, Therese (French forms), Tess, Tessa, Tessie

24. Thecla

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: glory of God
  • Also: Thekla

25. Thelma

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: will, volition

26. Theodora

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: God’s gift this is the feminine form of Theodore
  • Also: Theodosia, Thea, Dora, Dor

27. Theophania

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: the expression of God
  • Also: Tiffany

28. Theophila

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: beloved of God; the feminine form of Theophilus

29. Thirza

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: recognition

30. Thomasina

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: twin, the feminine form of Thomas
  • Also: Thomasina, Tamsine, Tamzin, Tamzen, Tammy

31. Thora

  • Origin: Old Norse
  • Meaning: from Norse mythology where Thor was the God of thunder

32. Tia

  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: aunt

33. Tibbie

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: pledged from god
  • Also: Isabel and Isabella

34. Tiffany

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: appearance of god
  • Also: Theophania

35. Tilda

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: battle strength
  • Also: Matilda, Tilly

36. Timberly

  • Origin: African American
  • Meaning: tall ruler

37. Timothea

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: honour to God; the feminine form of Timothy

38. Tina

  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: goddess of love
  • Also: Christina

39. Tiree

  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: land of corn; the name of a Scottish island

40. Tonya

  • Origin: Russian
  • Meaning: praiseworthy
  • Also: Antonia

41. Topaz

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: a golden gem

42. Tori

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: winner
  • Also: Charlotte, Tory

43. Tracy

  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: war-like
  • Also: Teresa

44. Tricia

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: noble patrician
  • Also: Patricia, Trisha

45. Trinity

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: triad; it refers to the Holy Trinity in Christian faith

46. Triss

  • Origin:Latin
  • Meaning: happy and blessed
  • Also: Beatrice

47. Trix

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: bringer of joy
  • Also: Beatrice

48. Trudy

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: spear
  • Also: Gertrude

49. Tula

  • Origin: Native American
  • Meaning: leaping water

50. Tulasi

  • Origin: Sanskrit
  • Meaning: holy basil (the herb)

51. Turvi

  • Origin: Indian
  • Meaning: superior

52. Twila

  • Origin: Middle English
  • Meaning: twile, a method of weaving

53. Tybal

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: holy place or sacrificial spot

54. Tyler

  • Origin: Old Englsih
  • Meaning: owner of a tavern

55. Tyrell

  • Origin: African American
  • Meaning: thunder; also used as a boy’s name

56. Tyronica

  • Origin: African American
  • Meaning: goddess of battle

About our author Catherine Ball

Catherine Ball is a freelance journalist who specialises in writing about parenting and health. She has been a journalist for 20 years, writing for a wide range of regional and national publications. She is also mum to 4 children between the ages 3 and 12, so has drawn up many, many lists of baby names over the past few years.

Illustration: Emma Winchester

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