First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tekeste

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Alt. Meaning

T is for tender, loving nature.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

K is for kid, the child within.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

Notable Persons Named Tekeste

Tekeste was born on May 5th, 1945 in Asmara.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tekeste U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 94.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tekeste

People with the last name Tekeste are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Tekeste

  • How Popular is the name Tekeste? As a last name Tekeste was the 61,123rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Tekeste first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tekeste is Monday, January 16th, 1928.
  • How unique is the name Tekeste? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tekeste. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tekeste: Your name in reverse order is Etseket. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Steeekt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tekeste? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 329 people with the last name Tekeste.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tekeste? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tekeste as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Tekeste born Nov 19, 1943

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 Southern Australia approximately on 600. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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