Tamara

Tamara - A very unique female name



  May 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tamara, meaning date palm tree, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1932 on position #1458. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tamara and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tamara? 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 Tamara. The baby girl name Tamara was given to 153 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1194 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,237 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tamara peaked in popularity 43 years ago in 1974 on position 64.



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Tamara is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tamara is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #531 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,956.

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 Tamara is where you live.


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Tamara origin and meaning

Tamara is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means date palm tree. To see famous people named Tamara, pop culture references for the name Tamara and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tamara

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

Tamera / Tamra / Tamar / Tammara / Tanner / Tamyra / Tamira / Tinamarie / Tammera / Tamarra /

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
20121194
20111189
20101068
2009938
2008827
2007708
2006683
2005632
2004558
2003495
2002371
2001434
2000418
1999380
1998337
1997311
1996286
1995259
1994247
1993267
1992222
1991227
1990211
1989188
1988182
1987161
1986134
1985148
1984124
1983131
1982129
1981115
1980109
1979104
1978105
197793
197691
197577
197464
197366
197284
197180
197079
196978
196880
196786
196698
1965105
1964108
1963111
1962119
1961125
1960125
1959121
1958127
1957192
1956323
1955328
1954328
1953341
1952353
1951376
1950412
1949430
1948444
1947431
1946448
1945511
1944521
1943544
1942660
1941570
1940496
1939824
19381269
19371417
19361531
19321458

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama531
Maryland624
New Jersey680
Kentucky715
North Carolina806
Wisconsin874
Massachusetts888
Florida935
New York1008
Illinois1162
California1239
Georgia1261
Virginia1325
Pennsylvania1374
Ohio1388
Texas1956

Even more about Tamara


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 Tamara 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 Tamara?

3 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
1974
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Tamara
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 9,237
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1932
2012 births +153

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