Taran Name Meaning & Origin
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Taran \t(a)-ran\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Taran), is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Taran is "thunder". Taren is the only variant form.
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Actor Taran Noah Smith. He is most notably known for his portrayal of youngest son, Marcus "Mark" Jason Taylor, on the sitcom Home Improvement.
Taran Killam -SNL actor married to Cobie Smulders
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Taran is one of the main characters in Lloyd Alexander's The Chronicles of Prydain (a series of children's books based on Gaelic mythology). He is an Assistant Pig Keeper, and later becomes the King of Prydain, fulfilling a prophecy made many years before he was born about a foundling child.