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Girl Name: Terra

Name: Terra
Pronunciation: \t(er)-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: Earth
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Eartha, Tara
Sounds Like: Tarra, Terry, Terri, Terea, Terrya, Teara
Variant forms: Tera, Terah, Terrah, Tiera, Tierra
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 999
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 25043


Terra \t(er)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced TARE-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Terra is "Earth". Mythology: the Roman earth goddess, equivalent to the Greek Gaia. May also be from the female Terence or a short form of Teresa.

Terra has 5 variant forms: Tera, Terah, Terrah, Tiera and Tierra.

For more information, see also related names Eartha and Tara.

Baby names that sound like Terra are Tarra, Terry, Terri, Terea, Terrya and Teara.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Terra.


Terra is a very popular first name for women (#999 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#25043 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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