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Gender: Female Meaning of Tamayo: "generation jewel" Origin of Tamayo: Japanese

The name Tamayo is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "generation jewel". Tamayo and is often added to lists like Artistic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Japanese name with a special crossover/creative touch via its association with the colorful paintings of acclaimed Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo.

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Famous People Named Tamayo

Tamayo Akiyama, Japanese manga artist and author
Tamayo Marukawa, Japanese MP
Rufino Tamayo, Mexican painter

Pop Culture References for the name Tamayo


Guest Says:


I hear tomato.

senseandsensibility Says:


all I can think of is ta-MAYO.

dewdropsandroses Says:


Very uncommon and interesting, but not my style.