TAMARA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Тамара (Russian, Serbian, Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: tah-MAH-rah (Russian, Spanish, Italian), tə-MAHR-ə (English), TAM-ə-rə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Russian form of TAMAR. Russian performers such as Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978), Tamara Drasin (1905-1943), Tamara Geva (1907-1997) and Tamara Toumanova (1919-1996) introduced it to the English-speaking world. It was also borne by the Polish cubist painter Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980). This name also coincides with a Sanskrit word meaning "spice".
Related Names
VARIANTS: Tamra, Tamera, Tammara (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Toma (Russian), Tami, Tammi, Tammie, Tammy, Tamia (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Tamar (Biblical), Thamar (Biblical Greek), Tamar (Biblical Hebrew), Thamar (Biblical Latin), Tamar, Tamari (Georgian), Tamar (Hebrew)
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