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23k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tamika mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Tamika

"Tamika" is a name of American origin, and it means "Combination of Tamar and -ika". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, an African-American coinage.

Notable Persons Named Tamika

Tamika Catchings is a basketball player for the Indiana Fever, Chuncheon Woori Bank Hansae, WBC Spartak Moscow Region, Lotos VBW Clima Gdynia, and Galatasaray S.K. (women's basketball) in the Women's National Basketball Association. She has had major accomplishments since 2002. Tamika was born on July 21st, 1979 in Stratford, New Jersey.

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Tamika Mkandawire is a soccer player for the Tampa Bay Rowdies, West Bromwich Albion F.C., Hereford United F.C., Leyton Orient F.C., Millwall F.C., Southend United F.C., Shrewsbury Town F.C., and England national football C team. Tamika was born on May 28th, 1983 in Mzuzu, Malawi.

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Tamika Williams is a basketball player for the Minnesota Lynx and Connecticut Sun in the Southeastern Conference. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to 2008. Tamika was born on April 12th, 1980 in Dayton, Ohio.

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Tamika Whitmore is a basketball player for the New York Liberty, Los Angeles Sparks, Indiana Fever, and Connecticut Sun. She was most prominent from 1999 to 2009. Tamika was born on June 5th, 1977 in Tupelo, Mississippi.

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Tamika was born on September 6th, 1989 in Brisbane.

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Tamika was born on June 17th, 1975 in Flint, Michigan.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1951 5 5 0
1959 5 5 0
1963 28 28 0
1964 30 30 0
1965 16 16 0
1966 20 20 0
1967 36 36 0
1968 181 181 0
1969 175 175 0
1970 259 259 0
1971 401 401 0
1972 627 627 0
1973 809 809 0
1974 1,038 1,038 0
1975 2,170 2,159 11
1976 1,883 1,867 16
1977 1,704 1,696 8
1978 1,642 1,636 6
1979 1,419 1,414 5
1980 1,286 1,279 7
1981 1,192 1,187 5
1982 1,056 1,056 0
1983 925 920 5
1984 831 831 0
1985 704 704 0
1986 557 557 0
1987 544 544 0
1988 491 491 0
1989 395 381 14
1990 412 404 8
1991 331 326 5
1992 259 259 0
1993 220 220 0
1994 160 160 0
1995 147 147 0
1996 115 115 0
1997 107 107 0
1998 100 100 0
1999 75 75 0
2000 68 68 0
2001 51 51 0
2002 53 53 0
2003 39 39 0
2004 35 35 0
2005 32 32 0
2006 25 25 0
2007 29 29 0
2008 19 19 0
2009 21 21 0
2010 20 20 0
2011 9 9 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 9 9 0
2014 5 5 0
2015 10 10 0
2017 8 8 0

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Popularity of Tamika as a first name

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Common last names for Tamika

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Fun Facts about the name Tamika

  • What name lists does Tamika rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Tamika? Tamika is the 1,582nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tamika have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,799 babies born with the first name Tamika in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tamika to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tamika? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Tamika born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tamika was in 1975 with a total of 2,159 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tamika!
  • Random Tamika Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tamika ranks 79th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 138 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Tamika: Your name in reverse order is Akimat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tiaakm. How do you pronounce that?

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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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