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What does Tamika mean?

Tamika Pronunciation of Tamika [tami-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.

Associated with: modern.


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

Related girl name: Ta-.

1 more relation via Tanisha: Tanitia.

Creative forms:
(female) Tamima, Tamita, ..

(male) Taminy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tamika Mikaela (T.M.), ..

How popular is Tamika?

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. Demographics)

Tamika was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #224 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Tamika appearing in the Top 2000 are Tameika, Tameka, Tami, Tamiko, Tanisha and Tomika. These relations of Tamika reached the peak of their popularity in the 1970s (median #625), but now, versions such as Tami have become less stylish.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 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 names are Amika, Camia, Camila, Damia, Damita, Danika, Hamida, Jamaika (see Jamaica), Jameka, Jamia, Jamika, Jamila, Jamina, Janika, Jarika, Kamila, Kamilka (see Camilla), Lalika, Lanika, Malika, Manika, Marika, Pamina, Samia, Samira, Sarika, Shamika, Tabina, Tabita, Tacia, Tahira, Taija, Taima, Taina, Taisa, Tajia, Talia, Talija, Talina, Talisa, Talita, Tama, Tamara, Tamera, Tamie, Tamisha, Tamma, Tamora, Tamra, Tanga, Tania, Tanika, Tanis, Tanita, Tanja, Tansia, Tanzia, Tarina, Tasia, Tasiya, Taska, Tasmina, Tatia, Tavia, Tazia, Temira, Temis, Temiss (see Themis), Terika, Tinka, Tomina, Yamina and Zalika. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tamika.

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