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The name Pamela is of Greek origin, and means honey.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Pamela has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Pamela
Use of the Name Pamela for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
589,638 405,562 37,015 6,542 2,906 1,196 531
The table below indicates the number of times the name Pamela has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Pamela first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1925, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Pamela
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
192584977  
192684976  
192790868  
1928708100  
1929669110  
193071495  
193167199  
193268998  
1933626109  
1934536147  
1935460193  
1936433221  
1937399265  
1938368315  
1939350336  
1940251633  
19411551,472  
19421062,637  
1943544,842  
1944446,193  
1945426,179  
1946349,353  
19472812,367  
19482214,273  
19492115,120  
19501716,194  
19511618,541  
19521720,864  
19531025,749  
19541227,350  
19551226,691  
19561226,904  
19571225,004  
19581125,244  
19591224,715  
19601422,082  
19611521,674  
19621221,267  
19631420,58595263
19641119,811  
19651217,471  
19661416,247  
19671715,372  
19682014,037  
19692413,355  
19702512,921  
19712810,142  
1972347,483  
1973475,825  
1974545,282  
1975704,181  
1976843,363  
19771022,831  
19781092,694  
1979903,366  
1980863,528  
1981763,877  
1982823,545  
1983913,022  
19841042,634  
19851162,464  
19861382,014  
19871531,783  
19881841,512  
19891981,336  
19902371,200  
19912591,079  
1992302916  
1993324807  
1994350756  
1995384686  
1996341818  
1997360766  
1998388714  
1999422652  
2000456606  
2001483576  
2002514528  
2003448665  
2004528531  
Totals:  589,638 63

During the last 125 years, parents have used Pamela as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Pamela appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 80 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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