What does Tami mean?
Tami /ta-mi/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' 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: Tamiko.more]
How popular is Tami?
Tami is a very prominent first name for women (#489 out of 4276, Top 11%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#96480 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Tami for girls. Tami was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #194 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Tami and corresponding names. Tammy, Tomika, Tamiko, Tamika and Tameka are the prominent variation forms of Tami rated in the Top 1000. Variants like Tamica are seldom used. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5855%) and have become much less widespread since, with the forms Tameka, Tami, Tamika and Tammy becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Tami▼ is alike in pronunciation to Taima, Tama, Tamie, Tamma, Tammi▼, Tammie▼, Timmi, Toma and Tommi. Other recommended 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 frequently used than Tami.