The meaning of the name Pamela is All Honey, Sweetness. The origin of the name Pamela is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Name invented by Sir Philip Sidney for a poem titled "Arcadia" in the 1580s; used by Samuel Richardson for his novel Pamela in the 1740s. Nickname for Pamela is usually Pam or Pammy. Pamela Anderson, actress. Pam Grier, actress. Pam Dawber, actress.