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Gender: M Meaning of Tatum: "Tate's homestead" Origin of Tatum: English Tatum's Popularity in 2016: #638

Tatum is one of the rare examples of a name that was exclusively female, as in Tatum O'Neal, but now is used for boys too, entering the male Top 1000 in 2010. The gender balance is now running at about two to one, in favor of the girls. Country singer Luke Bryan recently named his son Tatum Christopher, to be called Tate. Tate is a related option that works for boys too.

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Famous People Named Tatum

Tatum Antoine Bell, American NFL football player
Tatum Christopher (b. 2010), son of singer Luke Bryan
Tatum Gretzky Johnson (b. 2015), son of golfer Dustin Johnson and model Paulina Gretzky; grandson of ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky
Channing Tatum, American actor
Art Tatum, jazz pianist
Edward Lawrie Tatum, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Pop Culture References for the name Tatum

Drederick Tatum, boxer on The Simpsons