Tatum

Tatum - A very unique female name



  Jul 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tatum, meaning Tate's homestead, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1973 on position #3023. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tatum and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tatum? 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 Tatum. The baby girl name Tatum was given to 923 baby girls in 2012, ranking #326 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,531 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tatum peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 326.



Famous with this name

Channing Tatum
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Tatum is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tatum is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #90 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,060.

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 Tatum is where you live.


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Tatum origin and meaning

Tatum is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means Tate's homestead. To see famous people named Tatum, pop culture references for the name Tatum and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tatum

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

Tammy / Tina / Tonya / Tanya / Toni / Tami / Tammie / Tatiana / Tania / Tiana /

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
2012326
2011345
2010334
2009396
2008370
2007335
2006351
2005341
2004379
2003381
2002388
2001412
2000419
1999432
1998394
1997557
1996976
19951004
19941045
19931105
19921396
19911482
19901704
19891993
19882277
19871860
19861735
19852249
19842379
19832239
19812541
19801558
19791717
19781533
19771367
19761926
19751294
19741596
19733023

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona90
Oklahoma123
Kansas154
Iowa162
Nebraska166
Montana169
Alaska185
New Mexico185
Oregon189
Colorado197
Washington210
Utah233
Arkansas238
Hawaii256
Mississippi260
Alabama268
Missouri282
Louisiana283
Idaho285
Texas289
Tennessee306
Georgia320
Kentucky334
North Carolina342
Nevada352
Indiana355
Ohio358
Maryland365
Michigan368
Florida409
Massachusetts422
Minnesota423
Illinois482
California493
Wisconsin499
South Carolina561
Pennsylvania623
Virginia625
New Jersey732
New York1060

Even more about Tatum


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 Tatum 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 Tatum?

2 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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Tatum
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,531
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1973
2012 births +923

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