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Meaning and name origin

Tami \t(a)-mi\ as a girl's name is pronounced TAH-mee. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Tami is "let people see benefit". Tamiko (TAH-mee-koh) can mean "child born in spring".


Tami has 1 variant form: Tamiko.

For more information, see also related girl names Tamika and Tammy.


Tami is a very popular first name for females (#489 out of 4276, Top 11%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#77343 out of 88799, Top 87%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tami for girls. Tami reached its highest rank of #194 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tami and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tammy, Tamiko, Tamika and Tami. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tami, Tamika, Tamiko, Tammy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tami is also pronounced similarly to Taima, Tama, Tamie, Tamma, Tammi, Tammie, Timmi, Toma and Tommi. Other suggested similar baby names are Cami, Jami, Kami, Sami, Tahni, Taji, Tali, Tam, Tana, Tani, Tania, Tati, Tawni, Tiani and Toni. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tami.