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Tammy

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Meaning and origin
Tammy is a Hebrew girl name. The meaning of the name is `perfect one `.


Where is it used?
The name Tammy is mainly used in English.

It is an abbreviated form of
Tamara, used in Russian.
Tamsin, used in English.
Tamika, used in English.


How do they say it elsewhere?
Tamar (In Jewish and in the bible)
Tamra (In English)
Tameka (In English)
Tamera (In English)
Tammi (In English)
Tami (In English)
Tammie (In English)


See also
In Russian: Toma (F)
In English: Tamzen
In English: Thomasina
In English: Tamsen
In Other languages: Tamson
In Other languages: Tamia (F)


What Tammy`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    There are not may of us that are named Tammy and born in the 1980's!! Most of my friends are named Ashley, Jessica, or Rachael.
    The worst thing about the name:
    In the third grade I always had a sub teacher that called me Tommy, it was kind of annoying!!
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    River, Mazie, or Wren. I have always had a unique name so I will keep it that way!
    Extra information:
    If you don't likebeing named Tammy then change it you have the power to do so!! I like mine so I will keep it!!
  2. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    Theres tons of nicknames for it.
    The worst thing about the name:
    My nickname tameltoe..
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    I wouldn't want any other name!
    Extra information:
  3. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    Rare.. its a dying breed..
    The worst thing about the name:
    if you are a boy, people think you are a fagot..
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    i would to choose.. anonymous
    Extra information:
    but i feel blessed.. my great father who give me that name.
  4. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    Its short and people can give you multiple nicknames
    The worst thing about the name:
    It isn't very common
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    I'd be Julie/Emma
    Extra information:
  5. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    It's better than something stupid like Apple.
    The worst thing about the name:
    I just don't like it.
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    I don't know.
    Extra information:
    There was a girl in my class in high school. Not only did we share the same name, she had the same birthday. She was a bitch.
  6. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    I love the name Tammy
    The worst thing about the name:
    The worst thing is no one names there kid Tammy anymore.
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    My mom was going to name me Tamcee...
    Extra information:
  7. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    I don't know many people with my name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing! I love my name!
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    My dad wanted to name me Sandy....I don't look like a Sandy. Tammy fits me perfect!
    Extra information:
  8. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    Absolutely nothing. I've always hated it. It sounds like a trashy name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Tammy Winette. Yes, she was popular, blah, blah, blah. She was also a punching bag for more than one man. Tammy Fae Baker. . . need I say more? There aren't any Tammy's that make me proud to share in the namesake.
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    I don't know. I dread picking out names for my dogs!
    Extra information:
    I'm glad some of y'all are happy to be named Tammy. I am always happy to meet another Tammy as I've known so few over my life so far. All of those I've met, I've enjoyed!
  9. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    where i live there are only a few and in school no one else has the same name
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing i love it
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    my mum wanted to call me sherena kerena and my dad wanted to name me lisa marie
    Extra information:
    but my name is now tammy marie i love it goes well with my name
  10. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    Love my name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Tammy Faye, Kay is my middle name, but ppl think it's funny to refer to Tammy Faye Baker.
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    Grace
    Extra information:
  11. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    its short,where im from there arent that many Tammy's around,
    The worst thing about the name:
    people always get me mixed up with other names,and sometimes they think its Tomasa, Yucky
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    i love my name and i wouldnt change it.
    Extra information:
  12. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    nothing
    The worst thing about the name:
    Very common in my age group where I live .Had at least 2 Tammy with me in every class at school.Very informal having an already shrotened name (eg. not Tamara or Tamrin .)
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    Veruchka
    Extra information:
  13. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    its the best name in the world suits me fine
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothin its perfect like me lol
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    it would be tamie
    Extra information:
    i love my name it rocks
  14. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    The Hebrew meaning, bc w/ my middle name Irene, together I am perfect peace.
    The worst thing about the name:
    So many ways to spell it.
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    My mom thought about Donna but I love my name.
    Extra information:
    No other name would do. 💜
  15. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    If I switch the syllables, it makes My Tam, my Vietnamese name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    It sounds like way too many other names (if you can't hear clearly).
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    it would be Kimberly.
    Extra information:
  16. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    The meaning
    The worst thing about the name:
    Rhymes with hammy
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    I would be named Daisy
    Extra information:
    I've gotten used to my name and do think it suits me
  17. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    Not too many ppl have it.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Everyone thinks it's short for something!
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    I'm not sure what i wld be named. Don't think any other name wld suit me.
    Extra information:
  18. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    There are rarely any of us left. it's nice being unique but not difficult.
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people mispell it regardless of how many times you tell them how to...it's kind crazy when ppl call me Tammy Wynette and tammy Faye Bakker.
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    I am not sure what i would be named...I think I look like a Tammy.
    Extra information:
    I like the nickname Tam, My grandmother use to Sing a song to me called 'Tammy's in Love'...i don't remember it but it is sweet to know that. I am naming my son after me . His middle name is going to be Tammius.
  19. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    Hate the name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Its not pretty
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    It would be caterina
    Extra information:
    Time for a change...middle name is worse.
  20. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    My daddy gave it to me.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Few people understand its depth
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    I wouldnt b who i am
    Extra information:
    I am a mixture of perfect gratitude
  21. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    Not very common. Kinship with other Tammy's
    The worst thing about the name:
    Everyone thinking my name was Tamara, which it's not.
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    It would probably have been Terri. For some reason folks accidentally call me Terri.
    Extra information:
    I didn't use to like my name but now I do. I wish it were a little more sophisticated for business.
  22. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    Popular seventies name!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Doesn't sound sophisticated.
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:

    Extra information:
    Most people call me Tam, of their own accord.
  23. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    Tammy - One of a kind !!!
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:

    Extra information:
  24. The best thing about the name Tammy:
    Ummm...I don't think there is one! Oh yes there is the meaning of my name is cool - perfect one - well you can't get better than that!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Hmmm...being called Tammi tampax when I was at school
    If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
    Maybe I wouldn't have been teased so much at school
    Extra information:
    My parents thought about calling me Stella! So maybe Tammi (that is how my name is spelt) is the better of two evils! LOL


More `Tammy` links
Tammy as abbreviation
Actors named Tammy
Tammy in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Tammy

Tammy doesn`t appear in 2007`s top-1000 name list.
The last time Tammy appeared in the top-1000 was 10 years ago, in 1998. It ranked #840 in that year. The name reached the top-100 3 times. 1970 was a `top year` for the name Tammy. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #8. The last time Tammy appeared among the most common names was in 1950. Our records go back to 1880

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See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Comments on Tammy

Tammy
Unique indeed~ yea use~
tammy
I love my name!
Tammy
Great name....great name
tammy
yes, the perfect one...i like it
Tammy
I used to not like my name, but it's kind of grown on me. I've never run into anyone my age with the same name, so it's nice to not worry about being confused with someone else.
tammy
i luv my name !!
Tamme
I love my name so much. It is one of the best names there is right now and will always be.
Tammy
I personnally am not fond of my name, but others tell me it's a beautiful name.
tammy
Hate it, boring and commom., sounds bratty
Nancy
I named my daughter Tammy in tribute to the Tammy movies,Because she had 4 traits I liked..She was a Country Girl,Sweet& Kind,Pretty & when she sang your heart melted..As my daughter grew She was Blessed with all of those.That makes me a well blessed mom
tammy
I don't like it b/c biological father's name is thomas
tammy
great name meaning palm tree, withstand any difficulties
Tammy
I dont know very many tammys yet i do know some. I am not particularly fond of my name. i actually thought it was an american name, i am probably more fond of it now that i know in hebrew it means perfect one haha.
Tammy
I wouldn't change it for anything,my brother was in the hospital when I was born and he named me.I have since lost him and miss him very much since he gave me my name I will always have him with me
tammy
i dont like my name
tammy
i love my name
Vira tammy wesley
Its d most beautiful name in d world
tammy
it's an amazing name
Tammy
I'm a boy. Sometime I hate it, cause people think its weird for a boy. But no choice. I've got to live with it.
Tammie
The name originated in 1941. When my uncle was small he could not pronounce Stanford , the name of his brother and also my father. He called him Tammie ..when I was born 20 years later I received the name Tammie...I have never met anyone with that name as old as I am..
Thamara/Tammy
You forgot to mention that the name Thamara is Turkish, and takes after the name of princess Thamara. Theres even a coin represented by her. By the way my nickname is Tammy and I love both my names!
Tammy
i like my name it suits me


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