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First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
237
in the U.S.
in 2010

Tama

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How popular is the baby name Tama in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1919 5 5 0
1923 7 7 0
1925 7 7 0
1929 5 5 0
1933 5 5 0
1937 6 6 0
1938 6 6 0
1942 5 5 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 7 7 0
1945 10 10 0
1946 18 18 0
1947 12 12 0
1948 13 13 0
1949 23 23 0
1950 11 11 0
1951 12 12 0
1952 26 26 0
1953 26 26 0
1954 32 32 0
1955 23 23 0
1956 39 39 0
1957 51 51 0
1958 91 91 0
1959 97 97 0
1960 64 64 0
1961 70 70 0
1962 66 66 0
1963 67 67 0
1964 68 68 0
1965 51 51 0
1966 43 43 0
1967 40 40 0
1968 40 40 0
1969 31 31 0
1970 28 28 0
1971 29 29 0
1972 27 27 0
1973 20 20 0
1974 23 23 0
1975 14 14 0
1976 21 21 0
1977 16 16 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 14 14 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 7 7 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 5 5 0
2001 6 6 0
2002 5 5 0
2006 5 5 0
2012 6 0 6

Fun Facts about the name Tama

  • How many people with the first name Tama have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,439 babies born with the first name Tama in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tama to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tama? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tama first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tama is Tuesday, November 2nd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Tama born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tama was in 1959 with a total of 97 babies.
  • Random Tama Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tama is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Tama: Your name in reverse order is Amat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aatm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tama? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 237 people with the last name Tama.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tama? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tama as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Tama as a first name

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Popularity of Tama as a last name

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Common last names for Tama

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tama U.S.
  White 62.45% 64.26%
  African American 11.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.06% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 17.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tama

People with the last name Tama are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Japanese

Origin and Meaning of Tama

The name "Tama" is of Japanese origin, and it means "Jewel". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Tama

Tama Drums
Tama Imperialstar
Tama Iowa
Tama Rockstar
Tama Starclassic
Tama Superstar
Tama Sushi
Tama Swingstar
Tama The Cat
Tama Tonga

What does the name Tama mean?

Tis for teacher, you truly are.

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

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

Ais for authentic, be real

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