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13k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tameka

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Form of Tamika
  • #2097 All Time
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23k Tamika

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 9 9 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 14 14 0
1968 52 52 0
1969 64 64 0
1970 120 120 0
1971 210 210 0
1972 325 325 0
1973 495 495 0
1974 568 568 0
1975 893 893 0
1976 916 916 0
1977 1,031 1,021 10
1978 962 962 0
1979 880 875 5
1980 852 843 9
1981 738 738 0
1982 689 683 6
1983 611 606 5
1984 489 483 6
1985 428 428 0
1986 350 350 0
1987 337 337 0
1988 262 262 0
1989 262 262 0
1990 234 234 0
1991 171 171 0
1992 139 139 0
1993 112 112 0
1994 96 96 0
1995 66 66 0
1996 62 62 0
1997 58 58 0
1998 47 47 0
1999 33 33 0
2000 37 37 0
2001 18 18 0
2002 21 21 0
2003 17 17 0
2004 16 16 0
2005 21 21 0
2006 9 9 0
2007 13 13 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 8 8 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 6 6 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Tameka? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,765 babies born with the name Tameka in the United States. That's more than enough Tamekas to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tameka" was in 1977 with a total of 1,021 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tamekas)

According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tameka" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 43 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of 852 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Tameka popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

American

Origin and Meaning of Tameka

The name "Tameka" is of American origin, and it means "Form of Tamika". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Tameka Cottle

Tameka Cottle is a singer-songwriter and television personality specializing in R&B, soul, and hip-hop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to 2005. Tameka was born in 1975 as Tameka Cottle-Pope in College Park, Georgia, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

T is for tried, tried and true you.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

M is for melody, the song of life.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Akemat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mkteaa". 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 Tameka born Dec 1, 1974

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 Arctic approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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