What does Tammy mean?
Tammy /tam-my/ as a girls' name is pronounced TAM-mee. It is of English and Aramaic origin, and the meaning of Tammy is "twin". Short form of Thomasina and Tamara. Actress Tammy Grimes; singer Tammy Wynette; evangelist Tammy Faye Bakker.
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How popular is Tammy?
Tammy is a very prominent first name for females (#75 out of 4276, Top 2%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Tammy for girls. Tammy entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #13 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Tamara (#1383 last year), Tamra, Tammie, Thomasina, Tommie, Tommye, Tommy, Tammi, Tammey, Tamar, Tama, Tamera, Tami, Tammara, Tamie and Kami are the prominent alternative forms of Tammy. Other variants, like Thamar, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Tammy reached its highest in the 1960s (usage of 1.85%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.01%, down 100%), with forms like Tamera going out of style.
Tammy▼ is pronounced similarly to Taima, Taimah, Timmey, Timmi and Timmie. Other recommended names are Cammy, Carmy, Emmy▲, Jaimy, Jemmy, Kimmy, Pammy, Remmy, Tabby, Tacey, Tacy, Taffy, Tally, Talma, Tamsyn, Tandy, Taney, Tansy, Tavy and Tawny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tammy.