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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 Tema

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Alt. Meaning

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

Notable Persons Named Tema

Tema Mursadat is a soccer player for the Persikabo Bogor, Persita Tangerang, Persib Bandung, and Persipasi Bandung Raya. Tema was born on March 7th, 1978 in Indonesia.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tema

Muzaffer Tema was a movie actor and actor. He was most active from 1949 to 1949. Muzaffer was born on June 15th, 1919 in Istanbul. He left this life on October 4th, 2011.


Andri Tema is an athlete for the KF Erzeni.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Tema as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tema U.S.
  White 19.90% 64.26%
  African American 15.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 59.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tema

People with the last name Tema are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Tema

  • How Popular is the name Tema? Tema is the 30,599th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tema was the 93,513th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tema have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 152 babies born with the first name Tema in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tema 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 Tema? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1933 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tema first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tema is Wednesday, May 15th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Tema born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tema was in 1952 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Random Tema Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tema is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Tema: Your name in reverse order is Amet. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tema? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 196 people with the last name Tema.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tema? Tema 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.