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

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Origin and Meaning of Tannis

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  • A user from Canada says the name Tannis is of Aboriginal origin and means "Angel of a daughter, beautiful".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Tannis is of Aboriginal origin and means "My darling daughter".

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Notable Persons Named Tannis

Tannis was born on December 28th, 1975.


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Popularity of Tannis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tannis U.S.
  White 20.72% 64.26%
  African American 74.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tannis

People with the last name Tannis are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Tannis

  • How Popular is the name Tannis? Tannis is the 20,991st most popular name of all time. As a last name Tannis was the 84,463rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tannis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 322 babies born with the first name Tannis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tannis to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tannis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tannis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tannis is Monday, February 18th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Tannis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tannis was in 1974 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tannis: Your name in reverse order is Sinnat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tinnas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tannis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 222 people with the last name Tannis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tannis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tannis as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Tanniss Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Tannis born Jun 16, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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