[ 2 syll. ta-ma, tam-a ] The baby girl name Tama is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced as TAA-Maa- †.
1: Tama has its origins in the Native American language. It is used largely in English, Hebrew, and Japanese. The name Tama means 'thunderbolt'.
Forms of Tama include the names Tamaa, Tamah, Tamaiah, Tamala, Tamalia, Tamalya, and Tema.
2: Tama's origin is Japanese. Here, the meaning is 'jewel'.
In addition, Tama is a Russian form of the Armenian, English, Hebrew, and Turkish Tamar.
Tama is also an English contracted form of Tamara.
See also the related categories, japanese, jewel (pearl), and american.
Tama is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Tama include Tamah, Tamma, Taeney, Taeni, Taenie, Tahnee, Tahni, Tahnie, Taimee, Taimey, Taimie, Taimy, Taina, Tainee, Tainey, Taini, Tainie, Tainn, Taitam, and Tamaa.
† English pronunciation for Tama: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"