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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. The syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization
  2. A brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of copper and nickel and silver and gold

Notable Persons Named Te

Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu is a monarch. She holds the title Māori Queen and Queen of the Kingitanga. She was most prominent from 1966 to 2006.


Te Ata was an actress and storyteller. Te was given the name Mary Frances Thompson on December 3rd, 1895 in Emet, Oklahoma, U.S. Te is also known as Te Ata ("bearer of the dawn"), Thompson, and Mary Frances. She breathed her last breath on October 25th, 1995.


Te Ururoa Flavell is a member of parliament. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Te was born on December 7th, 1955 in Tokoroa.


Te Atawhai Hudson-Wihongi is a soccer player for the Auckland City FC, Asia–Pacific Football Academy, Canterbury United FC, Real Salt Lake, Wanderers Special Club, New Zealand national under-20 football team, New Zealand national under-23 football team, and New Zealand national football team. Te was born on March 27th, 1995 in Auckland, New Zealand.


Te was born in 1877 in Urenui, Taranaki, New Zealand. Te is also known as Sir Peter Henry Buck. They breathed their last breath on December 1st, 1951.


Te was born on August 4th, 1992 in Arizona, USA.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Te

Ricardo Vaz Tê is a soccer player for the S.C. Farense, Bolton Wanderers F.C., Hull City A.F.C., Panionios F.C., Hibernian F.C., Barnsley F.C., West Ham United F.C., Akhisar Belediyespor, Charlton Athletic F.C., Portugal national under-17 football team, Portugal national under-19 football team, and a. Ricardo was born on October 1st, 1986 in Lisbon.


Kishore Te was an editor. His career lasted from 2009 to 2015. Kishore was born on March 24th, 1978 in Valavanur. He left this life on March 6th, 2015.


Wong Siew Te is a in the field of wildlife biologist. Wong was born on May 16th, 1969 in Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia.


Wei was born on August 22nd, 1915. He breathed his last breath on February 4th, 2010.


Emiliano Té is a soccer player for the U.D. Leiria, FC Felgueiras, Odivelas F.C., C.D. Portosantense, Yanbian Fude F.C., G.D. Igreja Nova, C.D. Mafra, C.D. Tondela, Louletano D.C., and Guinea-Bissau national football team. Emiliano was born on April 15th, 1983 in Bissau.


Edgar Te is an athlete for the Blue Guards F.C.


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Popularity of Te as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Te U.S.
  White 5.54% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Te

People with the last name Te are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Te

  • How Popular is the name Te? Te is the 73,515th most popular name of all time. As a last name Te was the 21,080th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Te have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Te in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Te? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Te first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Te is Sunday, August 26th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Te born? The highest recorded use of the first name Te was in 1991 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Te: Your name in reverse order is Et. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Te. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Te? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,246 people with the last name Te.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Te? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Te as their last name since less than 1 person in 238k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.