Nam

Nam - A very unique male name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nam appeared on the charts for the first time in 1977 on position #1902. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nam and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nam? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Nam. The baby boy name Nam was given to 8 baby boys in 2012, ranking #3223 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 205,132 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nam peaked in popularity 36 years ago in 1983 on position 1095.



Famous with this name

Nam Gyu-ri
Nam Gi-Ae
Steven Nam


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Nam is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nam is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,963 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,963.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Nam is where you live.


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Nam origin and meaning

Nam is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Nam, pop culture references for the name Nam and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nam

We've found the following names that sound similar to Nam, sorted by popularity.

Noah / Noe / Nehemiah / Naim / Noam / Naeem / Neo / Nahum / Noa / Nino /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123223
20112764
20103422
20093193
20084228
20072639
20052693
20042936
20033878
20022462
20013270
20002726
19992168
19982273
19973008
19962240
19952466
19942045
19931694
19921939
19911839
19901693
19891515
19881696
19871575
19861559
19851280
19841114
19831095
19821221
19811271
19801455
19792291
19771902

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1963

Even more about Nam


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Nam a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Nam?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1983
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Nam
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 205,132
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1977
2012 births +8

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