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607
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since 1880
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131
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tanita

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Alt. Meaning

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

T is for treat, that you always are.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Notable Persons Named Tanita

Tanita Tikaram is a pop, folk, and folk music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1988. Tanita was born on August 12th, 1969 in Münster.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 5 5 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 9 9 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 12 12 0
1968 13 13 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 13 13 0
1971 12 12 0
1972 19 19 0
1973 20 20 0
1974 22 22 0
1975 27 27 0
1976 33 33 0
1977 28 28 0
1978 34 34 0
1979 28 28 0
1980 35 35 0
1981 26 26 0
1982 17 17 0
1983 25 25 0
1984 32 32 0
1985 24 24 0
1986 19 19 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 16 16 0
1990 27 27 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 15 15 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 8 8 0
1996 7 7 0
1997 5 5 0
1999 7 7 0
2001 5 5 0

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Popularity of Tanita as a first name

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Popularity of Tanita as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tanita U.S.
  White 9.92% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 68.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 12.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tanita

People with the last name Tanita are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Tanita

  • How Popular is the name Tanita? Tanita is the 14,440th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tanita was the 129,825th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tanita have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 607 babies born with the first name Tanita in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tanita to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tanita? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tanita first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tanita is Saturday, May 2nd, 1931.
  • What year had the most people named Tanita born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tanita was in 1980 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Tanita Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tanita is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Tanita: Your name in reverse order is Atinat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaitnt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tanita? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 131 people with the last name Tanita.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tanita? Tanita is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
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