[ 2 syll. tam-my, ta-mmy ] The baby boy name Tammy is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is TAEM-iy- †. Tammy is used chiefly in the English and Scottish languages, and its origin is Aramaic. Tammy is a pet form of the name Thomas (Dutch, English, French, German, and Scandinavian).
Tammy is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1970, 0.005% of baby boys were given the name Tammy. Its ranking then was #867. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is today of sporadic use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Tammy, Thomas was the most popular. In the past century Tammy has predominantly been a girl name. In 1970, girls named Tammy outnumbered boys by 233 times.
† 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)"