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Gender: Female Meaning of Tamsin: "twin" Origin of Tamsin: English, contracted form of Thomasina

The name Tamsin is a girl's name of English origin meaning "twin". Tamsin and is often added to lists like British Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven Hell Purgatory -- GIRLS".

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Tamsin is an offbeat name occasionally heard in Britain and just waiting to be discovered here. U.K. actress Tamsin Greig is a star of the show Episodes, Tamsin Olivier is the daughter of Joan Plowright and Sir Laurence Olivier..

Tamsyn is the alternative medieval Cornish spelling. Other spellings are represented by actresses Tamzin Outhwaite and Tamzin Merchant, and by writer Tamasin Day-Lewis, sister of Daniel.

Tamsin is a 1999 fantasy novel by Peter Beagle.

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Famous People Named Tamsin

Tamsin Agnes Margaret Olivier, English actress; daughter of actors Laurence Olivier and Joan Plowright
Tamsin Abbott, English stained glass artist
Tamsin Margaret Greig, English actress
Tamsin Egerton, English actress
Tamsin Cook, Australian swimmer
Tamsin Omond, English environmental activist
Tamsin Dunwoody, English politician
Tamsin West, Australian actress
Tamsin Tilley Beaumont, English cricketer
Tamsin Heatley, English actress
Tamsen Fadal, American TV journalist
Tamsen Donner, American pioneer of the fatal Donner Party

Pop Culture References for the name Tamsin

Tamsin, a Valkyrie on TV's "Lost Girl".
Tamsin Drew, companion in the Doctor Who audio dramas.
Tamsin Greene, character in the Once a Witch series.
Tamsin, character in "Return of the Indian In The Cupboard".
Tamsin, character in film My Summer of Love".
Tamsin, a character in The Sparticle Mystery series.
Thomasin "Tamsin" Yeobright, character in the Thomas Hardy's "The Return of the Native".
"Tamsin," novel by Peter Beagle.

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