Over the past 110 years, 128 275 girls and 6 boys have been named Tamara. The name Tamara ranks 279th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Tamara in 1932. The peak of popularity of the name Tamara came in the 1960s and 1970s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.