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Tammy

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • #206 All Time
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Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1934 5 5 0
1935 9 9 0
1937 5 5 0
1938 12 6 6
1939 6 6 0
1940 20 20 0
1941 15 15 0
1942 30 30 0
1943 40 35 5
1944 44 44 0
1945 45 45 0
1946 54 54 0
1947 86 86 0
1948 78 78 0
1949 84 84 0
1950 95 95 0
1951 89 89 0
1952 130 122 8
1953 183 177 6
1954 194 194 0
1955 198 191 7
1956 266 260 6
1957 4,397 4,363 34
1958 10,027 9,980 47 #44 girl name
1959 13,765 13,707 58 #31 girl name
1960 14,366 14,311 55 #31 girl name
1961 15,582 15,530 52 #28 girl name
1962 16,812 16,748 64 #23 girl name
1963 21,239 21,192 47 #12 girl name
1964 20,124 20,048 76 #10 girl name
1965 18,039 18,005 34 #11 girl name
1966 18,686 18,625 61 #8 girl name
1967 18,726 18,653 73 #8 girl name
1968 20,127 20,054 73 #8 girl name
1969 19,132 19,053 79 #9 girl name
1970 19,673 19,586 87 #8 girl name
1971 17,718 17,656 62 #8 girl name
1972 14,270 14,210 60 #11 girl name
1973 11,282 11,243 39 #15 girl name
1974 9,302 9,241 61 #24 girl name
1975 7,571 7,525 46 #30 girl name
1976 6,263 6,228 35 #41 girl name
1977 5,338 5,309 29 #55 girl name
1978 4,095 4,073 22 #67 girl name
1979 3,773 3,757 16 #79 girl name
1980 3,151 3,133 18 #96 girl name
1981 2,597 2,588 9
1982 2,275 2,262 13
1983 1,800 1,782 18
1984 1,520 1,505 15
1985 1,210 1,196 14
1986 1,020 1,006 14
1987 881 867 14
1988 726 719 7
1989 597 590 7
1990 559 549 10
1991 449 444 5
1992 442 442 0
1993 358 358 0
1994 328 328 0
1995 273 273 0
1996 225 225 0
1997 237 237 0
1998 254 254 0
1999 210 205 5
2000 191 191 0
2001 191 191 0
2002 194 194 0
2003 181 181 0
2004 164 164 0
2005 152 152 0
2006 148 148 0
2007 121 121 0
2008 120 120 0
2009 96 96 0
2010 70 70 0
2011 58 58 0
2012 57 57 0
2013 53 53 0
2014 55 55 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Tammy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 332,958 babies born with the name Tammy in the United States. That's more than enough Tammies to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1934 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tammy" was in 1963 with a total of 21,192 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tammies)

According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tammy" ranks #21 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 125 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of 11,282 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 "Tammy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tammy as well as things modernly associated with the name Tammy such as celebrities named Tammy.

English

Origin and Meaning of Tammy

The name "Tammy" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Tamsin or Tamara". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette is a singer and songwriter specializing in country and nashville sound music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Tammy was born in 1942 as Virginia Wynette Pugh in Iuka, Mississippi.

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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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Tammy Blanchard

Tammy Blanchard is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Tammy was born in 1976 in Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.

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Tammy Lynn Michaels

Tammy Lynn Michaels is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Tammy was born in 1974 in Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.

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Tammy Chen

Tammy was born in 1979.

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Tammy van Wisse

Tammy was born in 1968.

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Alternative Meanings

T is for tender, loving nature.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ymmat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Taymm". 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 Tammy born Sep 12, 1925

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 Egypt approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Tammy

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