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Pamela meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Pamela No. of characters: 6 Gender: GirlOrigin: Old Greek English
How to pronounce Pamela pa-me-la What does my name mean?
Meanings: Honeyed Sweetness New Leaves All Honey English name of Greek origin, meaning: the very black. Widely known through the novel "Pamela, or Virtue rewarded" (1740) by Samuel Richardson. In Britain widespread.

Pamela was ranked 849 in 2004 list of US boys name and dropped by 6.13% from its previous ranking of 800 in 1999. Pamela was ranked 774 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 3.25% from its previous ranking of 800 in 2015.

Full form of Pamela : Proficient Artistic Modern Excitable Lonesome Articulate

Pamela is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 3252 in 2015. Only 283 people have Pamela as their first name. Pamela is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Pamela is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular female name since 1938 and ranked 774 (0.004632% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 595405 people wear Pamela as their first name. Pamela is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1895 and ranked 774 (0.004632% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 595405 people have Pamela as their first name. Pamela is not a native United States and Pamela may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.164723% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Pamela
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1938335313
1939317338
1940244631
19411531468
19421062632
1943544838
1944446203
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History of Pamela

First name inspired by a word of the Virgin Mary Our Lady of la-pigeon. We can also celebrate the "Pamela" February 16, day of Saint Pamphile, it is associated for éthymologiques reasons. Saint Pamphile lived in Lebanon, in the third century. He was martyred during the great persecution of Diocletian in 309.

Expression number of Pamela is 3.

Pamela are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. Pamela are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. Pamela possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.

Names that rhyme with Pamela Aemela, Amela, Camela, Carmela, Chiemela, Framela, Gamela, Hamela, Hermela, Jahmela, Jamela, Kamela, Karmela, Kimela, Mela, Pamela, Pammela, Pemela, Shamela, TamelaFamous people named Pamela
Pamela Cuming in Downloading Nancy as Writer
Pamela Ponti in Dolpong Scarface as Actress
Pamela Ortiz in Mapupulang rosas as Actress
Pamela Dickerson in Nixon as Actress
Pamela Yen in China Girl as Actress
Pamela Lyne in Kate Winslet as Actress
Pamela Akert in Blue Hawaii as Actress
Pamela Morrissey in My Mother Frank as Actress
Pamela Hart in Les demoiselles de Rochefort as Actress
Pamela Yates in Poverty Outlaw as Producer
Pamela Anderson, actress,producer,director
Pamela Bellwood, actress
Pamela Hensley, actress
Pamela Dresser, director,producer
Pamela Malouf, editor,assistant director
Pamela Scott Arnold, editor
Pamela Bowman, actress
Pamela Parker, writer
Pamela Stahl, location management
Pamela Mann, actress
Pamela Lyn Weiss, assistant director
Pamela Abas-Ross, actress
Pamela Abbott, actress
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Pamela Adams, actress
Names like Pamela Pam, Pama, Pamala, Pamale, Pamalee, Pamalia, Pamalla, Pamara, Pameal, Pamel, Pamela, Pamelia, Pamella, Pamelyn, Pami, Pamie, Pamila, Pamilla, Pamilyn, Pamla
Pamela Namesakes Comments :Pamela is a female first name, invented in the 16th century by the poet Sir Philip Sidney in his pastoral novel Arcadia. Perhaps he put the name from the Greek words παν pan , everything, all 'and μελι meli , honey' or pan , quite, everything 'and melas , black' together. Some argue that this name comes from the Greek Πανμελις (Panmelis), meaning full of honey . However, it may also mean Πανμελας ( Panmelas ), which means all the darkness . Also its meaning is "Chosen of God." It became popular ​​in the 18th century by the epistolary novel Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded by the English writer Samuel Richardson. After this began to be used as the name in English, but did not become common until the twentieth century. The name is widely used in the English language, but also German spoken, with emphasis on the e , in the German language more popular. In Italian, which is attested both by the pronunciation Pamèla that Pàmela, was introduced mainly by two comedies by Carlo Goldoni , Pamela maiden and married Pamela , respectively in 1750 and 1760, although even the newest television series Dallas has contributed to its spread Variants : French : Pamèle English : Pamela, Pamella, Parmila, Pamelia; Dimunitive: Pam; Hungarian : Paméla; Spanish: Pamelita; Polish: Pamelka, Pelka - Tuan Tate
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