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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tei mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Tei

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  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Tei is of Japanese origin and means "Empire".
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Alt. Meaning

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

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

Notable Persons Named Tei

Tei Shi is an indie pop singer-songwriter and record producer. Her ongoing career started in 2013. Tei was given the name Valerie Teicher in Buenos Aires.

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Tei is a pop music singing. He plays Drum kit. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Tei was given the name Kim Ho Kyung on April 4th, 1983 in Ulsan. Tei is also known as Kim Ho Kyung (birth name).

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Tei was born in 1970.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tei

Towa Tei is an electronica, house music, trip hop, shibuya-kei, big beat, drum, and bass record producer and disc jockey. He plays Electronic keyboard and Phonograph. Towa was given the name Tōwa Tei in Yokohama.

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Tei is a pop music singing. He plays Drum kit. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Tei was given the name Kim Ho Kyung on April 4th, 1983 in Ulsan. Tei is also known as Kim Ho Kyung (birth name).

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They were most active from 1669 to 1709. Shō was born as the child of Shō Shitsu and Aji (Ryūkyū) in 1645. They died in 1709.

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Junsoku was born in 1663. He passed away in 1734.

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Ryosuke was born in 1968 in Kobe.

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Chiew-Siah was born in Tampin.

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Popularity of Tei as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tei U.S.
  White 22.03% 64.26%
  African American 15.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 54.24% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tei

People with the last name Tei are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Tei

  • How Popular is the name Tei? Tei is the 70,896th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tei was the 141,140th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tei have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Tei in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tei? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tei first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tei is Wednesday, February 12th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Tei born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tei was in 2007 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tei: Your name in reverse order is Iet. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eit. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tei? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 118 people with the last name Tei.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tei? Tei 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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