Diminutive of Pamela, English
"all honey"

Pam Origin and Meaning

The name Pam is a girl's name of English origin meaning "all honey".

This mild-mannered short form was Queen of the Prom in the fifties and sixties, but today is mostly heard on TV's The Office (and of course as one of the founders of Nameberry).

While about 100 baby girls are still named Pamela in the US every year, the name Pam is now officially extinct.

# 995 in the US

Pam Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Pam

  • Pamela "Pam" DawberAmerican actress
  • Pamela "Pam" FerrisWelsh actress
  • Pamela Suzette "Pam" GrierAmerican actress
  • Pamela Howard "Pam" ShriverAmerican tennis player
  • Pamela "Pam" AndersonCanadian model and actress
  • Pam AyresEnglish poet and comedienne
  • Pamela K. "Pam" LongAmerican actress

Pam in Pop Culture

  • Pamela "Pam" BeesleyHalpert, character on TV's "The Office"
  • Pamcharacter in 1974 film "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"
  • Pam Ravenscroft aka Pamela Swynford De Beaufortvampire bouncer book/TV series "True Blood"
  • Pamela "Pam" Jamescharacter on TV's "Martin"
  • Pam FieldsEmily's mother on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
  • Pamela "Pam" Pooveycharacter on TV's Archer
  • Pamcharacter in the "St. Clare's" book series by Enid Blyton
  • Pamcharacter in video game "Stardew Valley"
  • PAM cooking spray