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Gender Feminine
Scripts Тамара(Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Serbian, Macedonian)
Pronounced Pron. tu-MA-rə(Russian)
TA-ma-ra(Czech, Slovak)
ta-MA-ra(Polish, Spanish, Italian)
TAW-maw-raw(Hungarian)
tə-MAR-ə(English)
tə-MAHR-ə(English)
TAM-ə-rə(English)
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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).
VariantsTamera, Tamra, Tammara(English)
DiminutivesToma(Russian) Tami, Tamia, Tammi, Tammie, Tammy(English)
Other Languages & CulturesTamar(Biblical) Thamar(Biblical Greek) Tamar(Biblical Hebrew) Thamar(Biblical Latin) Tamar, Tamari(Georgian) Tamar(Hebrew) Tamāra(Latvian)
Same SpellingTamāra
User SubmissionTamara

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