Tamer name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tamer mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tamer

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  1. According to a user from Netherlands, the name Tamer is of Turkish origin and means "Competent or perfect soldier/man".
  2. According to a user from New Jersey, U.S., the name Tamer is of Turkish origin and means "Perfect soldier".
  3. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Tamer is of Hebrew origin and means "Rich man. It refers to being rich in matters that are not necessarily monetary but rather spiritual".
  4. A user from Israel says the name Tamer is of Arabic origin and means "Collector of dates from the date tree".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tam"er
One who tames or subdues.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An animal trainer who tames wild animals

tame +‎ -er

  1. One who tames or subdues.

tamer was also found in the following language(s): Romansch

Notable Persons Named Tamer

Notable Persons Named Tamer

Tamer Hassan

Tamer Hassan is an actor. He was most active from 2002 to present. Tamer was born on March 18th, 1968 in South Bermondsey.

Tamer Hosny

Tamer Hosny is a musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Tamer was given the name Tamer Hosny Abbas Farghaly on August 16th, 1977. Tamer is also known as Star of Generation.

Tamer Karadağlı

Tamer Karadağlı is an actor. They were most active from 1992 to present. Tamer was born Tamer Karadağlı on May 24th, 1967 in Ankara, Turkey.

Tamer Haj Mohamad

Tamer Haj Mohamad is a soccer player for the Naft Al-Wasat SC, Al-Karamah SC, Al-Mabarrah, Al-Faisaly SC (Amman), Al-Safa' SC, Syria national under-17 football team, Syria national under-20 football team, and Syria national under-23 football team. Tamer was born on April 3rd, 1990 in Homs.

Tamer Tuna

Tamer Tuna is a soccer player for the Beşiktaş J.K., Galatasaray S.K. (football), Petrol Ofisi S.K., Denizlispor, Dardanel Spor A.Ş., Trabzonspor, Bursaspor, Samsunspor, FC Terek Grozny, Şekerspor A.Ş., Gaziantepspor, İstanbulspor A.Ş., and Turkey national football team. Tamer was born on July 1st, 1976 in Hanak.

Tamer Başar

Tamer Başar is a in the fields of mathematical optimization, game theory, and automatic control. Tamer was born on January 19th, 1946 in Istanbul.

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  • Tamer Mohamed Tahoun
  • Tamer Peker

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tamer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tamer

Tony Tamer

Tony was given the name Anthony Tamer .

Zakaria Tamer

Zakaria Tamer is a short story and children's literature writer. He has been prominent since 1960. Zakaria was born on January 2nd, 1931 in Damascus.

Georges Tamer

Chris Tamer

Chris Tamer is an athlete. His career lasted from 1993 to 2006. Chris was born on November 17th, 1970 in Dearborn, Michigan.

Kandy Tamer

Kandy was born in Australia.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tamer U.S.
  White 88.58% 64.26%
  African American 3.69% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tamer

People with the last name Tamer are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tamer

  • How Popular is the name Tamer? Tamer is the 12,490th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tamer was the 38,801st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tamer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 804 babies born with the first name Tamer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tamer to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tamer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tamer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tamer is Sunday, September 25th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Tamer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tamer was in 2004 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Tamer Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tamer is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Tamer: The name spelled backwards is Remat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Maert. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tamer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 569 people with the last name Tamer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tamer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tamer as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tamer name meaning

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