[ 2 syll. tam-my, ta-mmy ] The baby girl name Tammy is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced TAEM-iy- †. Tammy's origin is Hebrew, English, and Aramaic, and its use, English and Hebrew.
Tammy is a familiar form of the Armenian, English, Hebrew, and Turkish Tamar in the English language.
Tammy is also a familiar form of Tamara in the English and Hebrew languages.
Tammy is also a familiar form of the English and Japanese Tamika in the English language.
Tammy is also a familiar form of the English Tamsin.
See also the related form, the name Tamrika.
Tammy is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the height of its usage in 1968, 1.173% of baby girls were named Tammy. It was #8 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is of only irregular use today. Within all girl names in its family, Tammy was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Tammy has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls. In 1970, 233 times more baby girls than boys were given the name Tammy.
† Pronunciation for Tammy: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Tammy is Evangelist Tammy Faye Bakker, born 7 March 1942 - 20 July 2007, International Falls, Minnesota.