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Tamara

Origin: Russian
Gender: Female
Meaning: "Date palm"
Pronunciation: ta-MARR-ah, TAM-ah-ruh
Other forms: Tamar, Tammara, Tamera, Thamar, Tamari

This beautiful Russian name has almost worldwide appeal, being used in Poland, Croatia, Hungary, Italian, and Spain, just to name a few, and a rich history that lends it an almost classic appeal. Tamara comes from Biblical Tamar, a Hebrew name meaning "date palm".

The fruit of the date palm, also know as the Phoenix dactylifera, have been a staple food in the diets of the Middle East and Indus Valley for thousands of years. In Ancient Rome they used the palm fronds from this plant to symbolize victory in triumphal processions, and renderings of these plants can even be seen in frescoes from Pompeii. And for a fun little factoid dates are referenced fifty times in the Bible; twenty times in Qur'an.

The story in the Bible is as dramatic as any soap opera, but I'll try to sum it up fairly quickly - Tamar marries Judah's …

Birth Announcements from the Telegraph

Girls

Charlotte Valentine
Annabelle Teal Henrietta
Beatrice Catherine
Carla (A sister for Lawrence)
Emily Lorna Jane
Xanthe Isobel Olive (A sister for Flynn, Wilbur, and Gretel)
Bibiana Rose Sophia (A sister for Wilbur)
Flora
Mary Elizabeth
Imogen Anne
Eliza Mariquita (A sister for Louis)
Safia Imogen (A sister for Arlo)
Isla Aafke Isabel
Margot Barbara (A sister for Daisy and Agatha)


Boys

Hugo Tristram Thorne
Noah Daniel
Hector Alexander
Maximilian Blakeney
Joseph John Francis
Rory Jeremy Gerald
Sholto Montgomerie James
Jack Julian
Barnaby Bacchus
Edmund Llewelyn
Tobias John Anthony Horatio (A brother for Fergus and Hettie)
James Geoffrey
William Louis Walter
Sebastian Alexander Reed

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  1. My brother name is James Geoffrey it's a beautiful name. if You would like to find out the meaning or origin of any of the names, you can simply search over the internet.
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