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Gender: Female Meaning of Tamara: "date palm tree" Origin of Tamara: Hebrew

Tamara Origin and Meaning:

The name Tamara is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "date palm tree".

Adding a final a to Tamar lends it a more sensual Slavic tone, making it a more popular choice than the original.

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Pop Culture References for the name Tamara

Tamar, Tomka, Tammi, Tamarah, Toma, Tamora, Tamyra, Tamrah, Tamera, Thamara, Tammara, Thamarra, Tami, Tamary, Tamarra, Thamar,

Tamara's International Variations

Tomochka, Tama, Tamarka (Russian) Mara (Czech)

Comments

clairels Says:

2019-05-01T14:10:17

I've heard both pronunciations. Ta-MAR-a sounds more mysterious and mystical. TAM-rah sounds more dynamic and active.

TechnoKitten Says:

2019-01-28T12:10:35

I like it pronounced both ways and I prefer this name over Amara and Samara.

Daiseymae Says:

2017-05-26T03:35:52

Most of the people born in the 60s say Tam-ruh or TAM-uh-ruh. It was popular back then.

paulapuddephatt Says:

2017-02-01T01:11:10

That's how I pronounce it. I agree that it's pretty and exotic. I like the nickname Tammy.

Fluffykitten101 Says:

2016-08-17T20:16:55

I know a girl named Tamara, pronounced Tah-MAR-uh. I think it's pretty and exotic!

RoseRed2816 Says:

2016-02-18T16:36:17

This is my moms name. Pronounced TAM-uh-ruh or just Tam-ruh. She Goes by Tammy most of the time though. Middle name is Lynn but if I was going to name my daughter after her it would be Tammara Alice.

raevynstar Says:

2014-05-21T22:11:12

TAM-uh-ruh is my preferred pronunciation with this name. It's good enough, but not amazing.