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19k
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 Tanisha

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Alt. Meaning

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

S is for special, you are, you know!

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

Notable Persons Named Tanisha

Tanisha Thomas is a reality television personality. She was most active from 2007 to present. Tanisha was born on August 28th, 1985 in Brooklyn. Tanisha is also known as Tanisha.

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Tanisha Scott is a creative director, choreographer, and dancer.

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Tanisha Wright is a basketball player for the New York Liberty and Seattle Storm. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Tanisha was born on November 29th, 1983 in Brooklyn.

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Tanisha was born on September 18th, 1981 in Tokyo.

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Tanisha Brito is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss Connecticut 2002, Miss Georgia USA 2005, Miss Connecticut2002, and Miss Georgia USA2005. Tanisha was given the name Tanisha Nicole Brito on September 11th, 1980 in Waterford, Connecticut.

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Tanisha was given the name Tanisha Lynn Eanes on September 14th, 1978 in Houston.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 5 5 0
1968 12 12 0
1969 27 27 0
1970 129 129 0
1971 374 374 0
1972 629 629 0
1973 526 526 0
1974 611 611 0
1975 631 631 0
1976 655 655 0
1977 743 736 7
1978 651 651 0
1979 686 686 0
1980 751 751 0
1981 693 693 0
1982 758 758 0
1983 724 724 0
1984 657 657 0
1985 638 632 6
1986 679 679 0
1987 685 685 0
1988 618 618 0
1989 623 615 8
1990 681 681 0
1991 681 681 0
1992 668 668 0
1993 579 579 0
1994 573 573 0
1995 447 447 0
1996 421 421 0
1997 292 292 0
1998 249 249 0
1999 180 180 0
2000 165 165 0
2001 165 165 0
2002 142 142 0
2003 135 135 0
2004 136 136 0
2005 141 141 0
2006 136 136 0
2007 130 130 0
2008 131 131 0
2009 84 84 0
2010 107 107 0
2011 94 94 0
2012 72 72 0
2013 58 58 0
2014 49 49 0
2015 53 53 0
2016 44 44 0
2017 39 39 0

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Popularity of Tanisha as a first name

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Common last names for Tanisha

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Fun Facts about the name Tanisha

  • How Popular is the name Tanisha? Tanisha is the 1,716th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tanisha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,157 babies born with the first name Tanisha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tanisha to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tanisha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Tanisha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tanisha was in 1982 with a total of 758 babies.
  • Random Tanisha Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tanisha is not a popular baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Tanisha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsinat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iastahn. How do you pronounce that?

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