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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #95 most popular

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What does the name "Pamela" mean?

Pamela (English): All honey

The name "Pamela" is of English origin and it means "All honey". It's a name commonly given to girls.

P is for please, the way you always do.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Alemap". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aelpma". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Pamela" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Pamela? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 595,047 babies born with the name Pamela in the United States. That's more than enough Pamelas to occupy the country of Western Sahara with an estimated population of 567,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1895 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Pamela" was in 1954 with a total of 27,366 babies. (That's a lot of baby Pamelas)

According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Pamela" ranks #12 in popularity as a baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, 1,813 babies in California have the same name as you in 1958. Across the entire United States a total of 25,320 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Pamela popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Pamela in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Pamela

Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson is an actress, model, television producer, activist, and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1989 to present. Pamela was born in 1967 as Pamela Denise Anderson in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada.


Pam Grier

Pam Grier is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1970 to present. Pam was born in 1949 as Pamela Suzette Grier in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.


Pam Dawber

Pam Dawber is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1978 to present. Pam was born in 1951 as Pamela Gene Dawber in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.


Pamela David

Pamela David is a super model, tv presenter, and actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to present. Pamela was born in 1978 in Cordoba, Argentina.


Pamela Sue Martin

Pamela Sue Martin is an actress, author, and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1970 to present. Pamela was born in 1954 in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.


Pamela Camassa

Pamela was born in 1985.


Past life for Pamela born Feb 24, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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