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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Tamil

  • When was the first name Tamil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tamil is Sunday, December 7th, 1902.
  • How unique is the name Tamil? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tamil. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tamil: Your name in reverse order is Limat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ltmai. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Ta"mil
Of or pertaining to the Tamils, or to their language.
noun Ta"mil
  1. [Ethnol] One of a Dravidian race of men native of Northern Ceylon and Southern India.
  2. The Tamil language, the most important of the Dravidian languages. See Dravidian (a.)

Etymology: Written also Tamul

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The Dravidian language spoken since prehistoric times by the Tamil in southern India and Sri Lanka
  2. A member of the mixed Dravidian and Caucasian people of southern India and Sri Lanka
  3. Of or relating to a speaker of the Tamil language or the language itself ("Tamil agglutinative phrases")

From Tamil தமிழ் (tamiḻ, “Tamil”).

  1. A Dravidian language spoken in the state of Tamil Nadu, India and in Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia.
  2. A person whose ethnic origins come from Tamil Nadu, India or Sri Lanka.

Tamil was also found in the following language(s): Dutch

Notable Persons With the Name Tamil

Tamil Yusufenko

Tamil Yusufenko is an athlete for the FC Karpaty-2 Lviv.


What does the name Tamil mean?

Tis for tasteful, the way you communicate.

Ais for altruism, the unselfish you.

Mis for marvelous, which is how others see you

Iis for impress, for impress you will.

Lis for love, everlasting.

Past life for Tamil born Mar 26, 1958

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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