What does Tatum mean?
Tatum /ta-tum/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Tatum is "Tata's homestead". Also possibly "light-hearted". Surname sometimes used as a girl's name, due to actress Tatum O'Neil.
VariationsKreatif forms: Tatumby, Thatum, Tratum. [more]
How popular is Tatum?
Tatum is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3294 out of 4276, Top 77%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#1395 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Tatum for girls. Tatum entered the list in 1994 and reached its peak position of #329 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is currently at #392. (2014 Birth Statistics)