Tammy

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

The best thing about the name Tammy:
It means perfect and I am definitely a perfect work of art!

The worst thing about the name:
It is a very ordinary and common name!

If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
I wouldn't be a Diva!

Extra information:
Most Tammy's are very loveable, nurturing, pretty, smart, ambitious, perfectionists, enjoy shopping, and we love money!

The best thing about the name Tammy:
It's a beautiful name!

The worst thing about the name:
My name is spelled Tammie, the worst is when someone spells my special name wrong!

If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
I'd be sad!

The best thing about the name Tammy:
It's perfect!

The worst thing about the name:
Haters!

If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
I wouldn't exist :/.

Extra information:
Tammy is my name, perfection is my game.

The best thing about the name Tammy:
IT MEANS PERFECT! I AM INDEED THAT!

The worst thing about the name:
PEOPLE DON'T NAME THEIR BABIES TAMMY ANYMORE!

If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
I WOULD BE TAMRA...WHICH MEANS TAMMY

Extra information:
TAMMY IS MY NAME (PERFECT)AND RUE IS MY MIDDLE (STREET)MY NAME: TAMMY RUE...WHICH MEANS PERFECT STREET!GO FIGURE...

The best thing about the name Tammy:
I've had it so long I don't think I could learn to answer to anything else!

The worst thing about the name:
It has different meanings depending on who you ask!

If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
I wouldn't mind if my name was Olivia or Sarah.

Extra information:
I've always thought it was kind of blah.

The best thing about the name Tammy:
Perfect

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing

If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
I wood cry

Extra information:
Hot damn

The best thing about the name Tammy:
It definitely fits me.

The worst thing about the name:
when people ask my name, a lot of the time they think I'm saying Cammy

If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
I can't imagine myself with any other name.

Extra information:
I was born in 1964. There were a lot of Tammys when I was growing up. Rarely do I hear the name Tammy given these days.

The worst thing about the name:
the nicknames i have at school

If my name wasn`t Tammy....:
i want it to be selena or samantha

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!!

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!

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.

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

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.

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...

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!

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!

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

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

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.

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

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

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. 💜

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

The best thing about the name Tammy:
Popular seventies name!

The worst thing about the name:
Doesn't sound sophisticated.

Extra information:
Most people call me Tam, of their own accord.

The worst thing about the name:
NOTHING EXCEPT FOR BEING CALLED HAMMY BY THE ONE I USED TO LOVE

The best thing about the name Tammy:
Tammy - One of a kind !!!

Extra information:
I have met lot's of people around my age(37)with my name!It was popular in the 70's now it is unique!!!!!! Tammy fit's me !!!

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