Tatum: baby girl name meaning and popularity


Meaning “to be cheerful” in Middle English, this name was solely a surname until a child actress named Tatum O’Neal made it famous. This is a great choice, even if you don’t have a cheerful child when she skips a nap.



Famous people named Tatum:

Actress Tatum O’Neal; actress Tatum McCann; South African model Tatum Keshwar; daughter of baseball player Brian Schneider; lacrosse player Tatum Coffey.

Fun fact:

Tatum O’Neal is the youngest person to ever win an Academy Award, which she won at age 10 for her role in the movie Paper Moon.

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