Pamela - girls name

Pamela name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 71%

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


Overall UK ranking: 1628 out of 5581

18 recorded births last year

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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 2023