Infographic of Tamar name meaning, which is “The grace of a palm tree,” from the Hebrew. In the Bible, the childless widow of Judah’s son Er. When her brother-in-law refused to marry her and give her progeny, in accordance with the custom of the day, Tamar disguised her self as a prostitute and lay in coitus with her father-in-law Judah. From this union she bore twin sons, Pharez and Zarah.
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Tamar Name Popularity

How popular is the name Tamar? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 1,634 5 0.0004%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 1,716 6 0.0004%
1950 1,901 5 0.0003%
1951 1,963 5 0.0003%
1952 1,732 7 0.0004%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 1,760 8 0.0004%
1957 1,751 10 0.0005%
1958 1,410 21 0.0011%
1959 1,897 7 0.0004%
1960 1,470 21 0.0011%
1961 1,460 22 0.0012%
1962 1,537 18 0.001%
1963 1,523 19 0.0011%
1964 1,380 27 0.0015%
1965 1,167 41 0.0025%
1966 1,137 43 0.0028%
1967 1,309 29 0.0019%
1968 1,177 41 0.0027%
1969 1,254 38 0.0025%
1970 1,310 39 0.0025%
1971 1,180 50 0.0033%
1972 1,278 37 0.0027%
1973 1,082 56 0.0043%
1974 1,045 66 0.0051%
1975 1,065 62 0.0048%
1976 1,146 55 0.0043%
1977 1,033 79 0.0059%
1978 1,054 78 0.0058%
1979 972 96 0.0068%
1980 1,274 54 0.0037%
1981 1,116 74 0.005%
1982 1,070 82 0.0055%
1983 1,061 78 0.0053%
1984 1,008 91 0.0061%
1985 1,203 66 0.0043%
1986 1,246 60 0.004%
1987 1,270 59 0.0039%
1988 1,129 86 0.0055%
1989 1,467 53 0.0033%
1990 1,620 47 0.0028%
1991 1,559 51 0.0031%
1992 1,449 63 0.0039%
1993 1,700 42 0.0027%
1994 1,585 50 0.0033%
1995 1,425 63 0.0042%
1996 1,486 58 0.0039%
1997 1,627 48 0.0032%
1998 1,697 45 0.003%
1999 1,491 63 0.0042%
2000 1,551 64 0.0042%
2001 1,551 65 0.0043%
2002 1,549 66 0.0044%
2003 1,425 82 0.0054%
2004 1,757 52 0.0034%
2005 1,839 49 0.0032%
2006 1,852 50 0.0032%
2007 1,695 65 0.0041%
2008 1,785 56 0.0036%
2009 1,965 42 0.0028%
2010 1,957 40 0.0028%
2011 1,797 48 0.0034%
2012 1,645 61 0.0043%
2013 1,488 77 0.0054%
2014 1,546 70 0.0048%
2015 1,662 57 0.0039%
2016 1,742 51 0.0035%
2017 1,747 47 0.0034%
2018 1,709 49 0.0036%
2019 1,686 47 0.0035%

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What names sound like Tamar?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Tamary

Date palm

Hebrew

Thamar

Date palm

Hebrew


What names are similar to Tamar?

Find a name that’s like Tamar, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dagmar

Glorious, day's glory

Scandinavian

Dama

Little noblewoman

Spanish

Damara

Calf; to tame; gentle

Latin

Jamari

American

Kamara

American

Kamari

American

Samara

Guardian

Hebrew

Taima

Peal of thunder

Native American

Taimah

Peal of thunder

Native American

Tam

English

Tama

Globe, ball; perfect

Japanese

Tamarah

Date palm

Hebrew

Tamarra

Date palm

Hebrew

Tamera

Date palm

Hebrew

Tami

Let people see benefit

Japanese

Tamie

English

Tamma

Date palm

Hebrew

Tammara

Date palm

Hebrew

Tammi

Date palm; twin

Hebrew

Tammy

English

Tamora

Date palm

Hebrew

Tamra

Date palm

Hebrew

Tamrah

Date palm

Hebrew

Tara

Hill; star

Indian (Sanskrit)

Tarah

Hill; star

Indian (Sanskrit)

Thamara

Date palm

Hebrew

Toma

Twin

Aramaic


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1 Comment

  1. I let her dad name her … he has a thing about the letter T … he wanted something unique …. he didn’t choose til the day before I got induced…. I love it now that it’s her name Tamar Diamond ???


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