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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tama

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Japanese
  • Meaning: Jewel
  • #7967 All Time
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How popular is the name "Tama" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1919550
1923770
1925770
1929550
1933550
1937660
1938660
1942550
1943990
1944770
194510100
194618180
194712120
194813130
194923230
195011110
195112120
195226260
195326260
195432320
195523230
195639390
195751510
195891910
195997970
196064640
196170700
196266660
196367670
196468680
196551510
196643430
196740400
196840400
196931310
197028280
197129290
197227270
197320200
197423230
197514140
197621210
197716160
197811110
197913130
198012120
1981990
198214140
1983990
198410100
198513130
1986770
1987880
1988550
1989990
199011110
1991550
1992770
1994550
1995550
2001660
2002550
2006550
2012606

Want to know about the populiarty of Tama? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,439 babies born with the name Tama in the United States. That's more than enough Tamas to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1919 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tama" was in 1959 with a total of 97 babies.

According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tama" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of only 70 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Tama" mean?

Tama (Japanese): Jewel

The name "Tama" is of Japanese origin and it means "Jewel". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 21 other names that are similar to this one.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

A is for able, for you surely are.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Amat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aatm". 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.

Where is the name Tama popular?



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

Past life for Tama born Feb 24, 1976

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 Southern Japan approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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