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pinWhat does Tamara mean?

Tamara /tama-ra/ as a girls' 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 athlete Tamara McKinney; author Tama Janowitz.


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

Tamara has 5 more different relations via Mara, Tara: Mahra, Marra, Tarah, Tarra and Tarrah.

Kreatif forms: Tamadra, Tamasa, Tamata. [more]

pinHow popular is Tamara?

Tamara is a very prominent first name for females (#229 out of 4276, Top 5%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#116123 out of 150436, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name statistics of Tamara for girls. Tamara was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #86 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Mara (#695 in 2014), Tara (#912), Tarah, Tamra, Tammi, Tamera and Tammy are the prominent related forms of Tamara ranked in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Mahra, are uncommon. These relations of Tamara were favored as birth names during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.57%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.05%, 91.4%), with forms like Tara, Tamara, Tammy, Tamera and Tammi becoming somewhat outmoded. Tara is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Mara has become trendy as well.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tamara, Mara, Tamera, Tammi, Tammy in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tamra, Tara, Tarah in U.S.

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

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Tamara is alike in pronunciation to Temira, Temora and Timora. Other recommended similar baby names are Amara, Babara, Camala, Camaran, Damara, Hadara, Jamari, Kaara, Kamara, Kamari, Kanara, Lacara, Makara, Marmara, Nahara, Pamala, Sagara, Sahara, Samala, Samara, Samaria, Samira, Sammara, Semara, Shamara, Tahira, Tajana, Talora, Tameka, Tamica, Tamika, Tanaia, Tanaya, Tashara, Taura, Tawana, Teara, Tianara, Tiara, Tifara and Zahara. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tamara.