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Name Pamela

Meaning:maybe all black (?), all honeyTools:

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About the name Pamela in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Italian, English
Short forms:Pam
Topics:Asteroid 1243 Pamela, discovered 1932, diameter 70.07 km, period 26.017 years
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Adela, Adéla, Amel, Amelia, Amélia, Amelja, Amely, Amila, Camélia, Camella     Details
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About Pamela, the group of names with the same origin as Pamela

Meaning/translation:maybe all black (?), all honey
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin:invented by the poet Philip Sidney for his work Arcadia (1590)
 maybe influenced by the Greek name Pammelas with a meaning of all black
 maybe from pan + meli meaning all honey, all sweetness
Words:pan = all  Old Greek
 melas = black  Old Greek
 meli = the honey  Old Greek
Topics:Invented
Variants' top ranks:14:Pamela USA 1960-1969,  200:Pam USA 1960-1969
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Popularity lists that contain the name Pamela

SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decadesGraph1964 67,  1954 21,  1944 171934 20,  1924 60
MexicoGraph2010 94,  2009 85,  2008 71
Switzerland 1997 235
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 305,  1980-1989 118,  1970-1979 48,  1960-1969 14
USA prevalence 1990 37
USA yearlyGraph2011 964,  2010 983,  2009 846,  2008 671,  2007 581,  2006 532,  2005 620,  2004 527,  2003 446,  2002 517,  2001 482,  2000 457,  1999 422,  1998 388,  1997 360,  1996 341,  1995 384,  1994 351,  1993 324
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