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Tam - Meaning of Tam

What does Tam mean?

[ 1 syll. tam, ta-m ] The baby boy name Tam is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is TaeM †. Tam is largely used in the Vietnamese, English, and Scottish languages, and its origin is Vietnamese and Aramaic. From Vietnamese roots, its meaning is eighth-born child - in this context, Tam can be used in the Vietnamese language.

In addition, Tam is an English and Scottish short form of the name Thomas (Dutch, English, French, German, and Scandinavian).

The names Tamlane and Tamm are variants of Tam.

See also the related categories, aramaic and eighth.

Tam is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Tam, Thomas was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Tam include Tamm, Tamme, Tain, Taine, Tan, Tanay, Tanh, Tann, Tawn, Tayn, Tayne, Tem, Tene, Teneh, Teom, Teun, Thaen, Thaene, Thain, and Thaine.

† Pronunciation for Tam: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"


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