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 Tellez

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Alt. Meaning

T is for tender, loving nature.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

L is for luster, your shine.

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tellez

Hernando was born on March 22nd, 1908. He passed away in 1966.


Marla Tellez is a news anchor. Marla was born Marla Tellez on April 16th, 1976 in San Francisco.


Dora was born in 1955.


Luis was born on October 13th, 1958.


Roseanne Tellez is a news anchor at wbbm-tv, news presenter, and news anchoratwbbm-tv(chicago). She has been prominent since 1988. Roseanne was born on October 13th, 1962 in Washington, D.C.


Lupita Pallás was an actress and dancer. She was most prominent from 1974 to 1974. Lupita was given the name Guadalupe Pallás Téllez on April 29th, 1926 in Mexico City. She passed away on November 24th, 1985.


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Popularity of Tellez as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tellez U.S.
  White 4.50% 64.26%
  African American 0.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 94.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tellez

People with the last name Tellez are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Tellez

  • How Popular is the name Tellez? As a last name Tellez was the 1,595th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Tellez? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Tellez was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Tellez: Your name in reverse order is Zellet. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zetell. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tellez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 22,494 people with the last name Tellez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tellez? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Tellez as their last name.

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