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What does Tammi mean?

Tammi Pronunciation of Tammi [tam-mi] as a name for girls has its roots in Hebrew and Aramaic, and the meaning of the name Tammi is "date palm; twin". Tammi is an alternate spelling of Tamara (Hebrew): Russian transcription of Tamar. Tammi is also a derivative of Tammy (English, Aramaic). Tammi is also used as a derivative of Thomasina (Aramaic).


Tammi has 12 variants: Tama, Tami, Tamie, Tamma, Tammee, Tammey, Tammie, Toma, Tommi, Tommie, Tommy and Tommye.

12 more alternative forms via Tamara, Tammy, Thomasina: Tam, Tamar, Tamary, Tamera, Tamlyn, Tammara, Tammiejo, Tamora, Tamra, Tamrah, Tamryn and Thamar.

Creative forms:
(female) Tammis, Timi, ..

(male) Tamby, Tamm, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tammi Saoirse (T.S.), ..

How popular is Tammi?

Tammi is a very popular first name for females (#834 out of 4276, Top 19%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#134037 out of 150436, Top 89%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Tammi was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #368 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Tama, Tamar, Tamara (#1332 from current records), Tamera, Tami, Tamie, Tammara, Tammey, Tammie, Tammy, Tamra, Thomasina, Tommie, Tommy and Tommye are the popular variation forms of Tammi. Usage of these relations of Tammi was well-received among parents during 1960-1969 (median #907) and is now much lower, with versions like Tamara becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tammi, Tama, Tamar, Tamara, Tamera in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tami, Tamie, Tammara, Tammey, Tammie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tammy, Tamra, Thomasina, Tommie, Tommy, Tommye in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tammi is pronounced similarly to Taima, Taimah, Timmey, Timmi and Timmie. Other suggested similar names are Cami, Cammi, Carmi, Emmi, Jaimi, Jami, Kami, Kammi, Laxmi, Maemi, Naomi, Sami, Sammi, Tabbi, Tahni, Taji, Tali, Talma, Talmit (see Talma), Tamsin, Tamzin, Tani, Tashi, Tasmin, Tati and Tawni. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tammi.

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