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Tamara

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1917 6 6 0
1925 7 7 0
1927 8 8 0
1928 9 9 0
1929 6 6 0
1930 10 10 0
1931 12 12 0
1932 19 19 0
1933 20 20 0
1934 26 26 0
1935 29 29 0
1936 31 31 0
1937 32 32 0
1938 48 48 0
1939 65 65 0
1940 179 179 0
1941 143 143 0
1942 133 133 0
1943 168 168 0
1944 193 193 0
1945 194 194 0
1946 306 306 0
1947 374 374 0
1948 325 325 0
1949 352 352 0
1950 387 387 0
1951 471 471 0
1952 532 532 0
1953 582 582 0
1954 663 663 0
1955 670 670 0
1956 729 729 0
1957 1,851 1,846 5
1958 3,407 3,407 0
1959 3,808 3,799 9
1960 3,671 3,663 8
1961 3,738 3,731 7
1962 3,825 3,820 5
1963 3,991 3,982 9
1964 3,820 3,806 14
1965 3,580 3,562 18
1966 3,491 3,480 11 #98 girl name
1967 4,011 4,001 10 #86 girl name
1968 4,323 4,308 15 #80 girl name
1969 4,664 4,651 13 #78 girl name
1970 4,734 4,722 12 #79 girl name
1971 4,500 4,485 15 #80 girl name
1972 3,548 3,530 18 #84 girl name
1973 4,306 4,287 19 #66 girl name
1974 4,547 4,524 23 #63 girl name
1975 3,645 3,628 17 #77 girl name
1976 3,106 3,090 16 #91 girl name
1977 3,141 3,122 19 #93 girl name
1978 2,805 2,799 6
1979 2,904 2,885 19
1980 2,823 2,810 13
1981 2,661 2,650 11
1982 2,369 2,358 11
1983 2,292 2,279 13
1984 2,296 2,287 9
1985 2,008 1,992 16
1986 2,110 2,100 10
1987 1,742 1,735 7
1988 1,536 1,530 6
1989 1,498 1,485 13
1990 1,387 1,378 9
1991 1,268 1,262 6
1992 1,265 1,265 0
1993 1,020 1,020 0
1994 1,130 1,130 0
1995 1,070 1,070 0
1996 1,004 1,004 0
1997 933 933 0
1998 877 877 0
1999 751 751 0
2000 680 680 0
2001 623 623 0
2002 801 796 5
2003 575 575 0
2004 502 502 0
2005 437 437 0
2006 416 416 0
2007 416 416 0
2008 350 350 0
2009 300 300 0
2010 231 231 0
2011 216 216 0
2012 203 203 0
2013 186 186 0
2014 166 166 0
2015 177 177 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Tamara baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 130,464 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 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tamara" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 53 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of 4,306 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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Other Inspirations for the Name Tamara

Tamara Glass
Tamara Hall
Tamara Holder
Tamara Kucik
Tamara Tattles
Tamara Tunie

Alternative Meanings

T is for talent, hidden or not.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

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

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Aramat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mtaara". 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 Jan 24, 1932

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 1800. 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. 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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