Given Name TAMAR

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: תָּמָר (Hebrew), თამარ (Georgian)
PRONOUNCED: TAH-mahr (English), TAY-mahr (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "palm tree" in Hebrew. According to the Old Testament Tamar was the daughter-in-law of Judah and later his wife. This was also the name of a daughter of King David. She was raped by her half-brother Amnon, leading to his murder by her brother Absalom. The name was borne by a 12th-century ruling queen of Georgia who presided over the kingdom at the peak of its power.

Categories

biblical, biblical women, food, fruits, green, nature, plants, princesses, queens, saints, sweets, trees
VARIANT: Tamari (Georgian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Thamar (Biblical Greek), Thamar (Biblical Latin), Tamara (Croatian), Tamara (Czech), Tamara (Dutch), Tamara, Tamra, Tamera, Tami, Tamia, Tammara, Tammi, Tammie, Tammy (English), Tamara (Hungarian), Tamara (Italian), Tamara (Macedonian), Tamara (Polish), Tamara, Toma (Russian), Tamara (Serbian), Tamara (Slovak), Tamara (Slovene), Tamara (Spanish), Tamara (Ukrainian)
USER SUBMISSION: Tamar
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