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130k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tamara

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Russian
  • Meaning: Palm Tree
  • #526 All Time
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6k Tamar (Hebrew)
1k Tamarah (Hebrew)
< 1k Tomer (Hebrew)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1917660
1925770
1927880
1928990
1929660
193010100
193112120
193219190
193320200
193426260
193529290
193631310
193732320
193848480
193965650
19401791790
19411431430
19421331330
19431671670
19441931930
19451941940
19463063060
19473743740
19483253250
19493523520
19503873870
19514714710
19525325320
19535825820
19546636630
19556706700
19567297290
19571,8511,8465
19583,4073,4070
19593,8083,7999
19603,6713,6638
19613,7383,7317
19623,8263,8215
19633,9913,9829
19643,8193,80514
19653,5783,56018
19663,4913,48011#98 girl name
19674,0124,00210#86 girl name
19684,3234,30815#80 girl name
19694,6644,65113#78 girl name
19704,7344,72212#79 girl name
19714,5004,48515#80 girl name
19723,5483,53018#84 girl name
19734,3064,28719#66 girl name
19744,5474,52423#63 girl name
19753,6453,62817#77 girl name
19763,1063,09016#91 girl name
19773,1413,12219#93 girl name
19782,8052,7996
19792,9042,88519
19802,8222,80913
19812,6612,65011
19822,3692,35811
19832,2922,27913
19842,2952,2869
19852,0081,99216
19862,1102,10010
19871,7421,7357
19881,5351,5296
19891,4971,48413
19901,3871,3789
19911,2681,2626
19921,2651,2650
19931,0191,0190
19941,1301,1300
19951,0701,0700
19961,0041,0040
19979339330
19988778770
19997507500
20006806800
20016236230
20028017965
20035755750
20045025020
20054374370
20064164160
20074164160
20083493490
20093003000
20102312310
20112162160
20122032030
20131861860
20141661660

Want to know about the populiarty of Tamara? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 130,278 babies born with the name Tamara in the United States. That's more than enough Tamaras to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tamara" was in 1970 with a total of 4,722 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tamaras)

According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tamara" ranks #56 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, 103 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of 3,578 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Russian

Origin and Meaning of Tamara

The name "Tamara" is of Russian origin, and it means "Palm Tree". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Tamara Ecclestone

Tamara Ecclestone is a tv presenter, socialite, model, and heiress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Tamara was born in 1984 as Tamara Ecclestone in Milan, Italy.

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Tamara Taylor

Tamara Taylor is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to present. Tamara was born in 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Tammy Sytch

Tammy Sytch is a professional wrestler. Tammy was born in 1972 as Tamara Lynn Sytch in Matawan, New Jersey.

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Tamara Dobson

Tamara Dobson is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1969 to 1987. Tamara was born in 1947 as Tamara Janice Dobson in Baltimore, MarylandU.S.

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Tamara Mello

Tamara Mello is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Tamara was born in 1976 as Tamara Beccam Mello in Orange County, California, U.S.

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Tamara Braun

Tamara Braun is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Tamara was born in 1971 in Evanston, Illinois, United States.

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Alternative Meanings

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Aramat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ramtaa". 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 Tamara born Dec 25, 1995

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 Canada approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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