• 38k Tami
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38k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tami

"Tami" is a name of English origin, and it means "Abbreviation of Thomasina and Tamara". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Tami

Tami Stronach is an actress and dancer. Tami was given the name Tamara Stronach on July 31st, 1972 in Tehran.

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Tami Erin is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1988. Tami was given the name Tamara Erin Klicman on July 8th, 1974 in Wheaton, Illinois, United States.

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Tami Roman is a celebrity, model (people), actor, television personality, model, and actress.She has had major accomplishments since 1992. Tami was given the name Tamisha Akbar on April 17th, 1970 in Mount Vernon.

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Tami Chynn is a reggae fusion, dancehall, and pop music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Tami was given the name Tammar Anika Chin on June 14th, 1984.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tami

Mark Tami is a for Alyn, Deeside, and Member of parliament. His ongoing career started in 2001. Mark was born on October 3rd, 1962 in Enfield, Middlesex, England, UK.

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Pierluigi Tami is a soccer player for the Grasshopper Club Zürich, FC Chiasso, FC Locarno, AC Bellinzona, and FC Lugano. Pierluigi was born on September 12th, 1961 in Clusone.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 7 7 0
1943 8 8 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 11 11 0
1946 30 24 6
1947 37 29 8
1948 33 33 0
1949 35 30 5
1950 26 26 0
1951 28 28 0
1952 52 52 0
1953 59 59 0
1954 84 84 0
1955 105 105 0
1956 128 128 0
1957 852 852 0
1958 1,828 1,828 0
1959 2,742 2,737 5
1960 2,267 2,262 5
1961 2,225 2,225 0
1962 2,217 2,212 5
1963 2,078 2,078 0
1964 1,738 1,733 5
1965 1,722 1,722 0
1966 1,532 1,532 0
1967 1,489 1,489 0
1968 1,659 1,659 0
1969 1,537 1,532 5
1970 1,564 1,556 8
1971 1,460 1,454 6
1972 1,292 1,286 6
1973 1,001 1,001 0
1974 955 947 8
1975 832 832 0
1976 710 710 0
1977 631 622 9
1978 624 619 5
1979 651 651 0
1980 527 527 0
1981 454 454 0
1982 409 404 5
1983 358 358 0
1984 296 296 0
1985 248 248 0
1986 251 251 0
1987 174 174 0
1988 128 128 0
1989 119 119 0
1990 88 88 0
1991 83 83 0
1992 64 64 0
1993 52 52 0
1994 49 49 0
1995 39 39 0
1996 49 49 0
1997 43 43 0
1998 26 26 0
1999 29 29 0
2000 24 24 0
2001 26 26 0
2002 21 21 0
2003 16 16 0
2004 24 24 0
2005 13 13 0
2006 13 13 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 10 10 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 7 7 0
2015 8 8 0
2016 8 8 0

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Popularity of Tami as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tami U.S.
  White 70.97% 64.26%
  African American 3.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 17.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tami

People with the last name Tami are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Tami

  • How Popular is the name Tami? Tami is the 1,181st most popular name of all time. As a last name Tami was the 97,671st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tami have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 37,974 babies born with the first name Tami in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tami to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tami? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Tami first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tami is Thursday, May 2nd, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Tami born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tami was in 1959 with a total of 2,737 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tami!
  • Random Tami Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tami ranks 71st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 40 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Tami: Your name in reverse order is Imat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Imta. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tami? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 186 people with the last name Tami.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tami? Tami is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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