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Terra is a baby girl’s name that means “earth”. Terra was the name of a Roman goddess as well as being the Latin term for earth. Terra might sound similar to the name Tara but the two names are unrelated. Terra had a burst of popularity in the 1970s and 80s.

Meaning of the name Terra:

Latin: earth

Origin of the name Terra:

Terrai is a baby girl’s name of Latin origin that means “earth”. Terra is the name of a Roman mother goddess that is equivalent to the goddess Gaia.

Symbolism of the name Terra:

Terra means “earth” and is a deity that is a personification of the planet itself. Earth is a symbol of strength, stability, protection, and intelligence.

Style of the name Terra:


Gender of the name Terra:

Terra is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Terra:


Number of syllables in the name Terra:


Emotion evoked from the name Terra:

Terra evokes feelings of hard work and nurturing.

Alternative spellings for the name Terra:

Tarah, Tera, Tara, Tarra, Teira

Nicknames for the name Terra:

Popularity of the name Terra:

According to the Social Security Administration, Terra is a popular baby girl’s name. It was in the top 1000 baby names list from 1970 to 1996. It peaked at #380 in 1980.

Related names for the name Terra:

Great middle names for the name Terra and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Terra:

  • Terra Jole Gnoffo (American reality TV personality)
  • Terra Evans (American athlete)
  • Terra Deva (American actress, singer-songwriter, dancer)
  • Terra Lightfoot (Canadian musician and singer-songwriter)
  • Terra Wellington (American actress)

Terra in popular culture:

  • Terra Markov (comics, “Teen Titans” series)
  • Terra (video games, “Kingdom Hearts” series)
  • Terra (video games, “Final Fantasy VI”)
  • Terra (Roman Earth goddess)
  • Terra Nova (television series)
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