Tamara: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Tamara

Tamara

Pronunciation: TA-mə-rə, tah-MAHR-ə (key)

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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Comments and insights on the name Tamara: | Edit

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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Mara, Tami, Tammy, Tam, Toma, and Tamran

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Tamara Braun, American actress
Tamara Feldman, American actress
Tamara McKinney, American skier
Tamara.A.Ongongo ,American Writer
Tamara Taylor Actress

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