Tamar

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Latin form of Θαμαρ (Thamar), a Greek form of the Hebrew name תָּמָר (Tamar) = 'date palm tree' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Tamar
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Tamara
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Thamar
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Norwegian Swedish
Thamara
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Danish Finish Swedish

For male forms see Tamir

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Tamararson Iceland

Female

Tamarardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Tamar
Genitive: Tamars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Tamar
Genitive: Tamarin
Partitive: Tamaria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Tamar
Accusative: Tamar
Dative: Tamar
Genitive: Tamarar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Tamar
Genitive: Tamars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Tamar
Genitive: Tamars

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 22 people were named Tamar (percentage of first or only given name: 68 %) [5]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
113 162 101 145 12 17
Norway Norway[7]
29
n.a.
25
n.a.
4
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
23
n.a.
22
n.a.
1
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
29
n.a.
21
n.a.
8
Iceland Iceland[10]
2 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Tamar.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/