The female name Tamara is the Russian form of the old Hebrew name Tamar, which means “palm tree”. Russian brides who share this name are known to be imaginative dreamers with strong, confident personalities.
It’s no surprise that several famous Russian ballerinas and actresses were proud of this common namesake such as Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978), Tamara Drasin (1905-1943), Tamara Geva (1907-1997), and Tamara Toumanova (1919-1996). Another famous Tamara is former Russian figure skating champion and current pairs coach Tamara Moskvina.
Russian name days are an excellent opportunity to introduce yourself to some new ladies on these special occasions. Click on the photos to view their profiles. Send a few congratulatory emails with the affectionate nicknames of Toma, Tomochka, or Tamarochka. They will be charmed and impressed that you appreciate them and their culture.