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Scriptsתָּמָר Hebrew თამარ Georgian
PronouncedPron.TAH-mahr English
TAY-mahr English

Meaning & History

Means "date palm" 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.
VariantTamari Georgian
Other Languages & CulturesThamar 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
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Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute