Tamara Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Tamara:
Tamara is a Russian cognate of the Hebrew Tamar (date palm, a palm tree). Tamar is borne in the Bible by the daughter-in-law of Judah and mother of his twin sons, and by King David's daughter who was raped by Amnon her half brother.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Tamara (tam er ah) is my name & I HATE it! Its like nails on a chalkboard. Most people tell me they like it, but I cringe at it. Save your daughter the pain & please pick a different name.
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My name is Tamara, I love my name but most people don't pronounce it correctly. So I just go by Tammy
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Mara, Tami, Tammy, Tam, Toma, and Tamran
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Tamara Braun, American actress
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