Meaning:hill or star
Tara as a girl's name is of Gaelic and Sanskrit origin meaning "hill or star". Ancient Tara was the site of the "stone of destiny" on which Irish kings resided. In Hindu mythology, Tara is one of the names of the wife of Shiva.
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