Pam

Pam - A very unique female name



  Dec 11,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Pam appeared on the charts for the first time in 1940 on position #1119. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Pam and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Pam? 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 Pam. The baby girl name Pam was given to 6 baby girls in 1982, ranking #3160 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 248,976 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Pam peaked in popularity 58 years ago in 1959 on position 125.



Famous with this name

Pam Ferris
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Pam is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Pam is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,773 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,773.

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 Pam is where you live.


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Pam origin and meaning

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

Similar to Pam

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

Penny / Pennie / Penni / Penney / Penina / Penne / Poonam / Panhia / Pammy / Pennye /

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
19823160
19803065
19753077
19741771
19731086
1972767
1971691
1970587
1969491
1968409
1967364
1966294
1965247
1964197
1963165
1962151
1961144
1960132
1959125
1958139
1957184
1956301
1955401
1954492
1953550
1952649
1951633
1950548
1949428
1948327
1947305
1946316
1945388
1944415
1943455
1942642
1941977
19401119

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1773

Even more about Pam


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 Pam 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Pam?

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
1959
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Pam
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 248,976
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1940
1982 births +6

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