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FOR REAL: Tara, in the USA, was first used as a name in the 20th century. It gained popularity as it was the name of the plantation in Margaret Mitchell's novel Gone With the Wind and the movie of the same name. It comes from the Hill of Tara, which was the legendary seat of Irish kings. In Ireland it was used infrequently as a name (usually for boys) in the 1800s. Tara is an anglicization of Teamhair, which in Irish possibly comes from words meaning "hill; high-place"

diminutives: Tari

other recorded spellings: Tarra, Tera, Terra, Tarah, Tarrah