Nicknames: Tori, Tor, Tiger
Nicknames: Tooe, Tooli, Willa
Detail: Historical research reveals the name “Tooele” comes from the Goshute Indian word “bear.” There are several families with the last name “Bear” — descendants of the Goshute Indians who signed a treaty with early Tooele Valley Mormons.
Tooele County, Utah was originally known as Tuilla County. The spelling was changed to Tooele in 1852, when boundaries of the State of Deseret were extended to the California border.
Meaning: “Serpent lady.”
Detail: Derived from Semitic roots meaning “serpent lady”.
This was the name of the Phoenician goddess of love, fertility, the moon and the stars.
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Origin: Sioux; Cherokee
Meaning: “Wolf; White oak.”
Nicknames: Tal, Tali, Lala
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Origin: Choctaw (Southeastern North America)
Meaning: “Leaping water.”
Nicknames: Tula, Lula
Detail: In Professor Tolkien’s Elvin language of Quenya, Tuilë is the name for spring
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Meaning: “Pleasure in the dance.”
Nicknames: Terp, Cora
Detail: Terpsichore was one of the nine ancient Muses, presiding over dance.