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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1919 5 5 0
1923 7 7 0
1925 7 7 0
1929 5 5 0
1933 5 5 0
1937 6 6 0
1938 6 6 0
1942 5 5 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 7 7 0
1945 10 10 0
1946 18 18 0
1947 12 12 0
1948 13 13 0
1949 23 23 0
1950 11 11 0
1951 12 12 0
1952 26 26 0
1953 26 26 0
1954 32 32 0
1955 23 23 0
1956 39 39 0
1957 51 51 0
1958 91 91 0
1959 97 97 0
1960 64 64 0
1961 70 70 0
1962 66 66 0
1963 67 67 0
1964 68 68 0
1965 51 51 0
1966 43 43 0
1967 40 40 0
1968 40 40 0
1969 31 31 0
1970 28 28 0
1971 29 29 0
1972 27 27 0
1973 20 20 0
1974 23 23 0
1975 14 14 0
1976 21 21 0
1977 16 16 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 14 14 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 7 7 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 5 5 0
2001 6 6 0
2002 5 5 0
2006 5 5 0
2012 6 0 6

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tama" is not a popular baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of only 51 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Tama" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tama as well as things modernly associated with the name Tama such as celebrities named Tama.

Japanese

Origin and Meaning of Tama

The name "Tama" is of Japanese origin, and it means "Jewel". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

A is for able, for you surely are.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for activities, for you have many.

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

Past life for Tama born May 12, 1925

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 Spain approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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