Tammy meaning

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(person, proper) A feminine name.
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A kind of woolen, or woolen and cotton, cloth, often highly glazed, used for curtains, sieves, strainers, etc.
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(now rare) A sieve, or strainer; a tamis.
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A tam o'shanter hat.
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A female given name popular in the 1960s and the 1970s.
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Origin of tammy

  • A diminutive of Tamsin and Tamara , later also used for new names beginning with Tam- such as Tamika and Tamiya.

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  • Origin uncertain; compare obsolete French tamise (but if there was borrowing, it's unclear in which direction).

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  • From French tamis, assimilated to Etymology 1, above.

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  • Shortened from tammy shanter.

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