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Pamela 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.

Suggested similar baby names are Camela and Jamela.

Popularity of Pamela

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 names popularity of Pamela name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Pamela with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Pamela name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Pamela outside U.S.


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