What does Pam mean?
(female) Pado, Pame, ..
(male) Pami, Pamo, .. Middle name pairings:
Pam Arayah (P.A.), ..
How popular is Pam?
Pam is a very popular first name for females (#365 out of 4276, Top 9%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#27721 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Pam entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #200 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Pamala and Pamela (#1402 via latest list) are the prominent varying forms of Pam. Adoption of these forms of Pam was at its most widespread in the 1960s (median #291) and has become significantly lower since (#1800, down 99.6%), with forms such as Pam becoming less in vogue.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Cam, Pat▼, Paz, Sam and Tam. These names tend to be less commonly used than Pam.See names in meaning and etymology.