US Popularity:11896
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:All honey, all sweetness
Once a nickname for Pamela, Pam is taking strides in establishing itself as a short yet substantial personal name for girls. The name Pamela was invented by the 16th-century English poet Sir Philip Sidney for his epic romance The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. Literature lovers may also think of Samuel Richardson's novel Pamela. Inspired by the Greek term pán meli, Pamela means “all honey” and “all sweetness.” Pam certainly lives up to its flattering endearments, carrying a graceful optimism sure to help baby shine.

Pam Name Popularity Data

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in 1996
- 844
from 1992
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