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Tamara meaning and name origin

Tamara \t(a)-ma-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced TAM-a-rah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Tamara is "date palm". Russian variant of Tamar. Biblical: Tamar was a daughter of King David and sister to Absalom. See also Mara and Tara. Skiing champion Tamara McKinney; author Tama Janowitz.

Tamara has 18 variant forms: Tama, Tamar, Tamarah, Tamarra, Tamary, Tamera, Tamma, Tammara, Tammi, Tammy, Tamora, Tamra, Tamrah, Tamryn, Thamar, Thamara, Thamarra and Thamera.

Baby names that sound like Tamara are Damara, Temira, Timora and Temora.

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Popularity of Tamara

Tamara is a very popular first name for women (#229 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Tamara
Popularity of Tamara