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Popularity
333k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tammy

Gender: Girl. Ranked #206 most popular

What does the name "Tammy" mean?

Tammy (English): Diminutive form of Tamsin or Tamara

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

T is for teacher, you truly are.

A is for activities, for you have many.

M is for melody, the song of life.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

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

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



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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 first appeared 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 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tammy" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 27 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of 1,020 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Tammy popular?



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

Celebrities named Tammy

Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette is a singer and songwriter with the most prominent portion of their 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 their 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 their 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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Past life for Tammy born Apr 24, 1923

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 Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.