What does Tamara mean?
How 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)
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.
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.