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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 traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

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 "Mtmay". 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 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tammy" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 55 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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? 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 Nov 7, 1956

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 Korea approximately on 1100. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

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.

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

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