Meaning:From the River Tarrant; Trespasser
Tarrant is a boy’s given name and surname of English origin. It most likely originated as a habitational name, given to someone who lived near the River Tarrant in Dorset. It may also have been used to denote someone who lived in one of the eight villages and hamlets named after the river. Tarrant is believed to mean “trespasser,” referring to the river’s tendency to flood. This rare surname name has a fresh, modern feel that’s sure to make baby feel like one of the cool kids! A famous bearer is the English TV presenter Chris Tarrant, known for presenting the quiz show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
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