Tammy name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Tammy

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Suriname says the name Tammy means ": Gift of God. Palm Tree Or Twin".
  2. 3 submissions from California, U.S. agree the name Tammy means "Palm tree" and is of Hebrew origin.
  3. According to a user from North Carolina, U.S., the name Tammy is of English origin and means "Type of palm tree".
  4. A submission from Kentucky, U.S. says the name Tammy means "From the palm tree / a spice. Derived from the proper name Tamara" and is of Hebrew origin.
  5. A submission from Oregon, U.S. says the name Tammy means "palm".
  6. A user from Maryland, U.S. says the name Tammy is of Hebrew origin and means "Gift of God".
  7. A user from Barbados says the name Tammy means "Gift from god".
  8. According to a user from Ghana, the name Tammy means "Perfect".
  9. A user from Arkansas, U.S. says the name Tammy means "Perfection".
  10. A user from Maine, U.S. says the name Tammy means "Trustworthy,".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tam"my
  1. A kind of woolen, or woolen and cotton, cloth, often highly glazed, -- used for curtains, sieves, strainers, etc.
  2. A sieve, or strainer, made of this material; a tamis.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A woolen cap of Scottish origin
  2. Plain-woven (often glazed) fabric of wool or wool and cotton used especially formerly for linings and garments and curtains

A diminutive of Tamsin and Tamara, later also used for new names beginning with Tam such as Tamika and Tamiya.

  1. A female given name popular in the 1960s and the 1970s.

Notable Persons Named Tammy

Notable Persons Named Tammy

Tammy Grimes

Tammy Grimes is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. Tammy was given the name Tammy Lee Grimes on January 30th, 1934 in Lynn, Massachusetts, U.S.

Tammy Duckworth

Tammy Duckworth is an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Public, Intergovernmental Affairs, Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairsfor Public, and Director of theIllinois Department of Veterans Affairs. Her military service ended in 2014. Tammy was born on March 12th, 1968 in Bangkok.

Tammy Lynn Sytch

Tammy Lynn Sytch is a wrestler. Tammy was born on December 7th, 1972 in Matawan, New Jersey.

Tammy Faye Messner

Tammy Faye Messner was a christian singer, evangelist, entrepreneur, author, actress, television personality, co-founder of heritage usa, ptl-the inspirational network, christian music, evangelism, heritage usa, and co-founder ofheritage usaand ptl-the inspirational network. Her career lasted from 1962 to 2007. Tammy was given the name Tamara Faye LaValley on March 7th, 1942 in , U.S. She passed away on July 20th, 2007.

Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette was a country music and nashville sound singing and songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1966 to 1966. Tammy was given the name Virginia Wynette Pugh on May 5th, 1942 in Tremont, Mississippi. She died on April 6th, 1998.

Tammy Blanchard

Tammy Blanchard is an actress, singer, actor, and singing. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Tammy was born on December 14th, 1976 in Bayonne, New Jersey.

  • Tammy Baldwin
    Office Holder
  • Tammy Bruce
    Radio Personality
  • Tammy Vincent
  • Tammy MacIntosh
    Actress at Rgm Associates Pty Ltd
  • Tammy Pescatelli
  • Tammy Leitner
  • Tammy Smith
  • Tammy Rae Carland
  • Tammy Jo Kirk
    Nascar Driver
  • Tammy Hansen Grady
  • Tammy Locke
  • Megan Blake
  • Tammy Leibl
  • Tammy Ealom

Fun Facts about the name Tammy

  • What name lists does Tammy rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Tammy? Tammy is the 219th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tammy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 333,207 babies born with the first name Tammy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tammy to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tammy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1934 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tammy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tammy is Monday, December 11th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Tammy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tammy was in 1963 with a total of 21,196 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tammy!
  • Random Tammy Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tammy ranks 53rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 27 babies in Idaho have the same name in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Tammy: The name spelled backwards is Ymmat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tmyam. How do you pronounce that?
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