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What does Tamika mean?

Tamika \t(a)-mi-ka\ as a girls' name. Modern American name of uncertain origin. Possibly linked with the Japanese name Tami, or a variant of Tanisha. Basketball player Tamika Catchings.


Tamika has 17 variants: Tameeka, Tameika, Tameka, Tamiecka, Tamieka, Tamike, Tamiko, Taminique, Tamiqua, Temeequa, Temika, Timeeka, Tomika, Tonica, Tonique, Tymmeeka and Tymmlecka.

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Ta-.

Tamika has 14 more related variations via Tanisha: Taneesha, Tanesha, Taniesha, Tanishia, Tanitia, Tannicia, Tanniece, Tannisha, Tanysha, Teneesha, Tenicia, Tinecia, Tiniesha and Tynisha.


Tamika is a very popular first name for females (#578 out of 4276, Top 13%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Tamika for girls. Tamika was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #228 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Prominent alternative forms of Tamika appearing in the Top 1000 are Tameka, Tami, Tamiko, Tanesha, Tanisha and Tomika. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4516%) and have become much less widespread since, with the versions Tameka, Tami, Tamika, Tanesha and Tanisha becoming somewhat outmoded. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Tamika and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tameka, Tami, Tamika, Tamiko, Tanesha, Tanisha, Tomika in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tamika is alike in pronunciation to Tamica and Tomiko. Other recommended similar baby names are Jamika, Tamisha and Tanika. Like Tamika, these names are not commonly used.