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Tamar Meaning


What does Tamar mean?

The name Tamar is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Tamar is "palm tree".

Tamar is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ta-mar.

The Given Name Tamar

Embraced by many parents, the name Tamar, is one of warmth and a positive vibe.

This 2 syllable name has adventure and greatness.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Tamar falls into the tree name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Tamar of Georgia.

Tamar Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,539 in baby name popularity for girls with 69 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,652 in baby name popularity for girls with 66 occurrences. It ranked 9,549 in baby name popularity for boys with 8 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Tamar has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Tamar Name Popularity Page.

Tamar Related Names

Famous Tamars

  • Tamar ~ Biblical Character (2 Sam. 13:1, 2 Sam. 14:27, Gen. 38:6)
  • Tamar of Georgia ~ Saint

Tamar Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Tamar.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Tamar are often concrete and grateful but most of all they are read more >>

Tamar Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Tamar in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Tamar.

Just for fun, see the name Tamar in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Tamar in Nautical Flags page.