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What does Tameka mean?

Tameka Pronunciation of Tameka [tame-ka] as a name for girls is a version of Tamika: modern American name of uncertain origin.


Tameka has 11 variants: Tameeka, Tameika, Tamiecka, Tamieka, Tamiko, Tamiqua, Temeequa, Temika, Timeeka, Tomika and Tymmeeka.

1 more related form via Tamika: Tamike.

Creative forms:
(female) Tameta, Tameva, ..

(male) Tamelan, Tameus, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tameka Charlee (T.C.), ..

How popular is Tameka?

Tameka is a very popular first name for women (#786 out of 4276, Top 18%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Tameka entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #359 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tameka name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Tomika, Tamiko, Tamika and Tameika are the prominent alternative forms of Tameka rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Temika, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Tameka reached its highest 5 decades ago (median #742), but now, forms like Tameka have become somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tameka, Tameika, Tamika, Tamiko, Tomika in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tameka and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tameka is alike in pronunciation to Tamica and Tomiko. Other recommended names are Camela, Jameka, Jamela, Jamika, Kamea, Pamela, Shameka, Talea, Talena, Tama, Tamara, Tamera, Tamisha, Tamma, Tamora, Tamra, Tanea, Taneea, Tanesha, Tanga, Tanika, Tanja, Tansia, Tanzia, Tarena, Taresa, Tasenka, Taska, Thamera, Tineke and Tinka. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tameka.

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