Name Pamela

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Pamela

Pamela is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Pamela

The name Pamela is an invention of the poet Sir Philip Sidney for his romance Arcadia (16th century).

Meaning of Pamela

Pamela means “all sweetness” (from ancient Greek “pân/πᾶν” = all/whole + “μελι/meli” = honey). Other meanings are “all black” (from ancient Greek “pân/πᾶν” = all/whole + “mélās/μέλᾱς” = black/dark) or “song” and “melody” (from ancient Greek “mélos/μέλος”).

Pronunciation of Pamela

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Name Statistic: Pamela is ranked #7485 overall ↓↓ -119

  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 3858 ↑↑ 750
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5664 ↑ 28
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 5751 ↓↓ -244
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 5994 ↓↓ -1185
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 6155 ↓ -99
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 7702 ↓↓ -378
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 7712 ↓↓ -917
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 8904 ↓↓ -813
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 8942 ↑↑ 507
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 9127 ↑↑ 203
  • 🇫🇷 France: 9404 ↓↓ -254
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 9415 ↓ -9
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 9454 ↑↑ 790
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 9528 ↓↓ -123
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 10251 ↓↓ -584
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 10288 ↑↑ 2003
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 10422 ↓↓ -495
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 12028 ↓↓ -406
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 12394 ↓↓ -178


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