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Gender: Male Meaning of Tam: "twin" Origin of Tam: Scottish variation of Thomas

The name Tam is a boy's name meaning "twin". Tam and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Nameberry memes".

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Popularized in Scotland by Tam o'Shanter, the hero of one of Robert Burns most famous poems, it's associated in the U.S. with the plaid cap he gave his name to.

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