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Popularity
20k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tatum

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Cheerful, Full of Spirit
  • #1617 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1966550
197334259
1974978314
19751019110
1976897910
197711610016
197811810711
197986806
198012110021
198168608
198253530
198360555
198462566
198568599
1986105987
198794868
198876760
198985796
19901099811
19911261179
19921361288
199318717215
199420918920
199519718413
199623020327
199744943019
199871869028
199968764641
200071867543
200173369637
200279175239
200383278844
200488481371
20051,00691591
20061,055947108
20071,136989147
20081,018885133
2009932793139
20101,264964300
20111,238926312
20121,370948422
20131,463979484
20141,290828462

Want to know about the populiarty of Tatum? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,216 babies born with the name Tatum in the United States. That's more than enough Tatums to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tatum" was in 2007 with a total of 989 babies.

According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tatum" ranks #87 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 95 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of 1,055 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 "Tatum" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tatum as well as things modernly associated with the name Tatum such as celebrities named Tatum.

English

Origin and Meaning of Tatum

The name "Tatum" is of English origin, and it means "Cheerful, Full of Spirit". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Tatum O'Neal

Tatum O'Neal is an actress and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1973 to present. Tatum was born in 1963 as Tatum Beatrice O'Neal in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Tatum Dagelet

Tatum was born in 1975.

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Tatum Bell

Tatum Bell is a NFL player. Tatum was born in 1981 in Dallas, Texas.

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Alternative Meanings

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

T is for talent, hidden or not.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

Your name in reverse order is "Mutat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tamut". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Tatum born Jun 12, 1967

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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