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Info on the Name Tamar

The meaning of Tamar is "Palm tree." This eMedTV article provides other information on the name Tamar, including its origin and other forms. There are 3 individuals referenced in the Bible. In Genesis 38, Tamar ("Date Palm") was married to Judah's eldest son, Er; later Onan; and then had twins by Judah. In 2 Samuel 13 she is a daughter of David. In 2 Samuel 14:27 she is the daughter of Absalom. In Russian history, Tamar was Queen of the Kingdom of Georgia and ruled from 1184 until 1213. She was known as the "King of Kings and Queen of Queens" and is perhaps the greatest Georgian ruler of all time.

Meanings and Variations

Tamar is from Hebrew meaning Palm tree.
Alternates for Tamar include: Támar, Tamor, Tamour, and Tamer
Some forms of Tamar are: Tamara
Tamar is associated with these categories: Queen, and Biblical

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