US Popularity:3564
Meaning:honey; all sweetness
Pamela is a feminine name of Greek origin. This name was invented in the 16th century by poet Sir Philip Sidney, and translates to “honey” or “all sweetness.” Baby is going to be such an innocent soul as they enter your life, and each syllable of this name will beautifully match their sweet nature. From iconic actress and model Pamela Anderson to loveable Pam Beesley from The Office, this name's versatility is clear!

Pamela Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Pamela is currently #533 on The Bump
Girl:Pamela is currently #383 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Pamela is currently #3564 in U.S. births
Girl:Pamela is currently #1952 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 90
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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