Name: Tanith

Origin and Meaning of the Name Tanith

  • Meaning:
    Estate
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Serpent lady
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (TAH neeth)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Tanith)
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Miscellaneous Info for Tanith

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  • Used in:
    English and Gaelic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Tanith is a Gaelic name derived from the Old Irish "tan" (an estate).

    Tanit is also a Phoenician goddess and the chief goddess of Carthage. She is a goddess of fertility and of the heavens, including the stars and the moon. The roots of her name may mean Serpent Lady. This name also appears to be cognate with the Egyptian Tanetu, a form of Hathor as goddess of light.

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