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Gender: Female Meaning of Tamarind: "date from India" Origin of Tamarind: Arabic

The name Tamarind is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "date from India". Tamarind and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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Though Spice Girl names are in -- Cinnamon, Saffron, etc. -- this Indian spice from the pods of the tamarind tree would prove too cumbersome for a daily diet.

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lesliemarion Says:


Like the word, think Mara would be a nice nn.

iipostmvh Says:


I agree with you. If you can say Tamara or any other three plus syllable name, you can say this.

KiwiMarie Says:


I disagree that it's too cumbersome. It rolls off the tongue beautifully! And Tami makes a cute nickname.

Tamarind Says:


Hi from Queensland, Australia! This is my name I'm 34 and I haven't always liked my name but i've grown to love it! people always comment how beautiful is it :) <3 for short i get Called Tammie/ Tam its a pretty sweetarse name...

RoddyThlayli Says:


Like this on either gender.

Hydra Says:


I really like this. But when I told my mom, she gave me a look similar that of a confused cat, so I don't think I'll ever give this name to a child, lol.

ahoymccoy Says:


Love it! Tam/Tammy is a possible nickname.

freya74 Says:


Tamarind is a fruit not a spice