Tamu name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tamu

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from Virginia, U.S., the name Tamu is of African / Swahili origin and means "Sweet".
  2. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Tamu means "Sweet and precious".
  3. A submission from Kentucky, U.S. says the name Tamu means "Sweet Princess".
  4. A user from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Tamu means "It brings love, peace, joy and prosperity to ones home".
  5. A user from Kenya says the name Tamu is of Swahili origin and means "Tasty".
  6. A submission from Bangladesh says the name Tamu means "Gift of God" and is of English origin.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tamu

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tamu

Setä Tamu

Setä Tamu is a hip hop music rapping and record producer. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Setä was given the name Mikko Tamminen on August 20th, 1975. Setä is also known as Alkaline and Alkalyne.


Fun Facts about the name Tamu

  • How Popular is the name Tamu? Tamu is the 22,844th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tamu have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 290 babies born with the first name Tamu in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tamu to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tamu? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Tamu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tamu is Wednesday, July 24th, 1918.
  • What year had the most people named Tamu born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tamu was in 1972 with a total of 55 babies.
  • Random Tamu Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tamu is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 12 babies in California have the same name in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Tamu: The name spelled backwards is Umat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Umat. How do you pronounce that?
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