Tamara Williams in the US

  1. #7,041 Janice Wilson
  2. #7,042 Jennifer Wagner
  3. #7,043 John Jennings
  4. #7,044 Robert Jennings
  5. #7,045 Tamara Williams
  6. #7,046 Andrea Garcia
  7. #7,047 James Curry
  8. #7,048 Patricia Murray
  9. #7,049 Elizabeth Rogers
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Meaning & Origins

Russian: probably derived from the Hebrew name Tamar, from a vocabulary word meaning ‘date palm’, with the addition of the feminine suffix -a. The name Tamar is borne in the Bible by two female characters: the daughter-in-law of Judah, who is involved in a somewhat seamy story of sexual intrigue (Genesis 38), and a daughter of King David (2 Samuel 13), the full sister of Absalom, who is raped by her half-brother Amnon, for which Absalom kills him. It is rather surprising, therefore, that it should have given rise to such a popular given name. However, Absalom himself later has a daughter named Tamar, who is referred to as ‘a woman of a fair countenance’ (2 Samuel 14:27), and the name may derive its popularity from this reference. The name is now also used in the English-speaking world.
352nd in the U.S.
English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William.
3rd in the U.S.

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