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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.
Popularity of Pamela
Pamela is a very popular first name for women (#37 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).
Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Pamela compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Pamela only.