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Meaning and name origin

Pamela \p(a)-me-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced PAM-eh-lah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Pamela is "honey; all sweetness". A poetic invention from the 16th century. Actresses Pam Dawber, Pamela Reed, Pamela Anderson; tennis celebrity Pam Shriver.

Pamela has 16 variant forms: Pam, Pama, Pamala, Pamalla, Pamelia, Pamelina, Pamelin, Pamelina, Pamella, Pamelyn, Pamelynne, Pamilla, Pammela, Pammie, Pammy and Permelia.


Popularity

Pamela is a very popular first name for females (#37 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Pamela for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Pamela name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pamela outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Pamela and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Pam, Pamala, Pamela and Pamella. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Pam, Pamala, Pamela, Pamella in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pamela outside U.S.


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Camela and Jamela. These names tend to be less commonly used than Pamela.

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