Tana

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tana

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ta"na
Same as Banxring.
Wiktionary
  1. A nickname of Antananarivo
  2. A female given name, Alternative form of Tanya

Tana was also found in the following language(s): Norwegian

Notable Persons Named Tana

Tana Ramsay is a food and cooking author and presenter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Tana was given the name Cayetana Elizabeth Hutcheson on August 23rd, 1974 in Croydon.

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Tana was born in 1973.

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Tana Umaga is a rugby player.

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Tana is a soccer player for the UD Las Palmas, UD Villa de Santa Brígida, UD Vecindario, and UD Las Palmas Atlético. Tana was born on September 20th, 1990 in Las Palmas, Spain.

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Tana Chanabut is a soccer player for the Port F.C., Khonkaen F.C., TTM Customs F.C., Buriram United F.C., Pattaya United F.C., Chonburi F.C., Sisaket F.C., Police United F.C., Thailand national under-23 football team, and Thailand national football team. Tana was born on June 6th, 1984 in Khon Kaen.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tana

Tana is a soccer player for the UD Las Palmas, UD Villa de Santa Brígida, UD Vecindario, and UD Las Palmas Atlético. Tana was born on September 20th, 1990 in Las Palmas, Spain.

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Rawat Tana is an athlete.

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Elijah Tana is a soccer player for the Nchanga Rangers F.C., Atlético Petróleos de Luanda, Al Jazira Club, Al-Merrikh SC, C.R. Caála, and Zambia national football team. Elijah was born on February 28th, 1975 in Luanshya.

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Pongsil Tana is an athlete for the Lampang F.C.

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How popular is the baby name Tana in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1924 7 7 0
1925 8 8 0
1926 5 5 0
1928 5 5 0
1935 5 5 0
1937 7 7 0
1938 7 7 0
1939 9 9 0
1940 12 12 0
1941 18 18 0
1942 28 28 0
1943 124 124 0
1944 117 117 0
1945 108 108 0
1946 107 107 0
1947 110 110 0
1948 137 137 0
1949 119 119 0
1950 132 132 0
1951 144 144 0
1952 129 129 0
1953 117 117 0
1954 153 153 0
1955 140 140 0
1956 147 147 0
1957 160 160 0
1958 163 163 0
1959 195 195 0
1960 207 207 0
1961 223 223 0
1962 241 241 0
1963 210 210 0
1964 207 207 0
1965 223 223 0
1966 203 203 0
1967 205 205 0
1968 175 175 0
1969 169 169 0
1970 209 209 0
1971 206 206 0
1972 174 174 0
1973 150 150 0
1974 164 164 0
1975 164 158 6
1976 173 173 0
1977 148 148 0
1978 140 140 0
1979 208 208 0
1980 157 157 0
1981 128 128 0
1982 182 182 0
1983 150 150 0
1984 157 157 0
1985 173 173 0
1986 163 163 0
1987 128 128 0
1988 121 121 0
1989 124 124 0
1990 113 113 0
1991 108 108 0
1992 96 96 0
1993 86 86 0
1994 85 85 0
1995 90 90 0
1996 83 83 0
1997 73 73 0
1998 68 68 0
1999 83 83 0
2000 67 67 0
2001 60 60 0
2002 58 58 0
2003 45 45 0
2004 43 43 0
2005 43 43 0
2006 47 47 0
2007 45 45 0
2008 32 32 0
2009 24 24 0
2010 26 26 0
2011 19 19 0
2012 17 17 0
2013 21 21 0
2014 19 19 0
2015 16 16 0
2016 17 17 0
2017 10 10 0

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Popularity of Tana as a first name

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Popularity of Tana as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tana U.S.
  White 52.34% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 34.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tana

People with the last name Tana are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Tana

  • How Popular is the name Tana? Tana is the 2,638th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tana was the 75,317th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,189 babies born with the first name Tana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tana to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Tana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tana is Saturday, September 1st, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Tana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tana was in 1962 with a total of 241 babies.
  • Random Tana Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tana ranks 106th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 13 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Tana: Your name in reverse order is Anat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tnaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 256 people with the last name Tana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tana? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tana as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.