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Gender Feminine
Scripts תָּמָר(Hebrew) თამარ(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. TAHM-ahr(English)
TAY-mahr(English)
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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) Tamāra(Latvian) Tamara(Macedonian) Tamara(Polish) Tamara, Toma(Russian) Tamara(Serbian) Tamara(Slovak) Tamara(Slovene) Tamara(Spanish) Tamara(Ukrainian)
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