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Daily Prompt: All About A Name

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Daily Prompt: Say Your Name

Write about your first name: Are you named after someone or something? Are there any stories or associations attached to it? If you had the choice, would you rename yourself?

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The name Tammye is of English origin.The meaning of Tammye is “palm tree”.  

Tammye, is generally used as a girl’s name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronouncedTa-mmye.

In 2012, it was not one of the top 1000 most popular U.S. girls names.

View the  Tammye Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Tammye has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Tammye to other names.

Tammye has no nicknames.

Tammye falls into the tree name category. http://www.ourbabynamer.com/meaning-of-Tammye.html

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history. http://www.ourbabynamer.com

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The name Emmanuel is of Hebrew origin.The meaning of Emmanuel is “G-d is with us”.  

Emmanuel, is generally used as a boy’s name. It consists of 8 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced E-ma-nu-el.

In 2012, it  ranked 165 out of the top 1000 most popular U.S. boys names.

View the  Emmanuel Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Emmanuel has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Emmanuel to other names.

The names EmanueleEmmanouilEmmanueleEmmanuelleImanolImanuelaImmanuelMannie,ManoelManuel are all forms of Emmanuel.

Emmanuel has the diminutive (nickname) Manny.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Emmanuel Lewishttp://www.ourbabynamer.com/meaning-of-Emmanuel.html

 

At my age it is a little too late to be thinking about changing my name now.  I am established and have an identification so there is no need to even think that way now.

During my years in school I would have rather have been called dog or cat.  I was called anything but my name due to the odd spelling.  People thought it must be pronounced differently so they would go out of their way to call me something else.  I was called Sam by the family in my earlier years due to a cousin who had the name Tommy.  When we were together we never knew which of us was being called so I became Sam.

In older years, some how,  I picked up the nickname Tabitha or Tabby (thanks to Bewitched).  It was easier for people.  In high school there had been several years where there were a slew of Tammy’s in our class and all of our parents had been creative in the spellings of our names.  The teachers went by what street we lived on to reference us when calling on us.  I was Tammye from the country.  Everyone else lived in the local village so they were the street names.

Perhaps that is why I am so unique today.

My husband’s family all call him Shane or Shaney.  His nickname was from the movie Shane.  They think it is funny that he actually goes by Emmanuel or Eman here.

It is all in how you accept your name and learn to live with it.  It was easier for me to write eymmaT  growing up and some people called me Eya.  Just don’t call me late for dinner please.

Now that I live in Tennessee I am either known by Tammye Honey or by Miss Tammye.  That is the proper reference to an older woman in the South to add the Miss before the name.

I grew up hearing people sing to me the same song all the time.


What is special about your name?
If you could change your name, what would you change it to?

Would love to hear all about it so leave me a comment.

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I am off to take a road trip so have a great day…

Tammye Honey

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