Pamela - girls name

Pamela name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 28%

Pamela name meaning:

Origin: English

Name invented in the 16th century for a heroine of the book 'Arcadia', by Sir Philip Sidney.

Related names

Pamela , Palma, Pam, Pamelia

Other girls names beginning with P

Statistics

Overall UK ranking: 4001 out of 5591

5 recorded births last year

Change in rank

  • 10yrs

    -1853
  • 5yrs

    -749
  • 1yr

    -483

    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (680)

Historical popularity of Pamela

The graph below shows the popularity of the girls's name Pamela from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Pamela in 2021