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From Tahitian Tiare, from tiare, a small white gardenia (Gardenia tahitiensis ), the national flower of Tahiti.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A female given name. Used in Hawaii since the 1980s.
    • 1919, W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence, chapter 49
      Tiare — her father had called her by the name of the white, scented flower which, they tell you, if you have once smelt, will always draw you back to Tahiti in the end, however far you may have roamed — Tiare remembered Strickland very well.



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Proper noun[edit]

Tiare ?

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Tiare was the 77th and Thiare the 74th most common name for girls born in Chile in 2005.