Taneka

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Taneka

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Alt. Meaning

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

N is for nifty, how neat!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

A is for activities, for you have many.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 11 11 0
1971 12 12 0
1972 22 22 0
1973 44 44 0
1974 56 56 0
1975 76 76 0
1976 82 82 0
1977 91 91 0
1978 96 96 0
1979 81 81 0
1980 90 90 0
1981 57 57 0
1982 106 106 0
1983 84 84 0
1984 64 64 0
1985 59 59 0
1986 50 50 0
1987 41 41 0
1988 40 40 0
1989 48 48 0
1990 53 53 0
1991 43 43 0
1992 37 37 0
1993 34 34 0
1994 19 19 0
1995 24 24 0
1996 16 16 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 15 15 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 14 14 0
2001 13 13 0
2003 7 7 0
2004 5 5 0
2005 7 7 0
2012 5 5 0

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Popularity of Taneka as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Taneka

  • How Popular is the name Taneka? Taneka is the 8,063rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Taneka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,519 babies born with the first name Taneka in the United States. That's more than enough people named Taneka to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Taneka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Taneka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Taneka was in 1982 with a total of 106 babies.
  • Random Taneka Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Taneka is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Taneka: Your name in reverse order is Akenat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etnaak. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Taneka born Jul 14, 1995

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mongolia approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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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).