Tatum Name Meaning & Origin

Tatum

Pronunciation: TAY-təm (key)

This old English surname made a direct leap to girl's first name thanks to the example of actress Tatum O'Neal. Its sound is quite boyish, but since it never was a boy's name the effect is more more merry than masculine.

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Meanings and history of the name Tatum

Middle English: To be Cheerful

Famous real-life people named Tatum

Tatum O'Neal (actress)
Channing Tatum (actor)
Tatumn Schatrawkhe (basketball player)
Tatum Coffey (women's lacrosse player)
Art Tatum (jazz pianist)

Tatum in song, story & screen

Rose McGowan plays Tatum Riley in the first "Scream."

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