Tammy Name Meaning & Origin

Tammy

Pronunciation: TA-mee (key)

Origin of the name Tammy:

A pet form of Tamara, which is from the Hebrew Tamar (date palm, a palm tree).

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This name became the rage in the 50's & 60's because of the movie "Tammy and the Bachelor" and the song "Tammy's In Love."

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Tammy from the Hebrew Tamar also means "perfection"

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Tammy Wynette - Country Singer

Tammy Faye Bakker Messner- Disgraced televangelist who later gained popularity in the gay community for being one of the few in the Christian community to encourage (and practice) compassion towards those with AIDS

Tammy in song, story & screen: | Edit

Tammy -a song sung by Debbie Reynolds

Tammy-character from Kids in the Hall played by Bruce McCulloch

Tammy movies

Tammy and the Bachelor(1957)
Tammy Tell Me True (1961)
Tammy and the Doctor (1963)
Tammy and the Millionaire (1967)

Tammy TV series that ran from Septemeber 17,1965-March 11,1966

Tammy Doll made by Ideal Toy Company in the early 1960's

Tammy is the young daughter of Pete and Trudy Campbell on the show Mad Men

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