Pamela

Origin/Usage
Greek
EDITOR LISTS
Gentle, Brainiac
Pronunciation
PAM-ə-lə
Meaning
All sweetness

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Pamela originates in Greek language and was invented by Sir Philip Sidney for a character in his epic prose The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. Later on, it was used by Samuel Richardson for a character in his epistolary novel Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded, first published in 1740. Since then, Pamela has been used regularly as a feminine given name. Lately, its usage has declined in the United States.

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'Pamela' in Movies

Upgrade (2018)

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

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