Tenesha

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tenesha

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     African
60%
     English
30%
     Indian (Sanskrit)
10%

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Alt. Meaning

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

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

S is for special, you are, you know!

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

How popular is the baby name Tenesha in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 7 7 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 24 24 0
1973 29 29 0
1974 35 35 0
1975 48 48 0
1976 50 50 0
1977 68 68 0
1978 64 64 0
1979 64 64 0
1980 69 69 0
1981 68 68 0
1982 83 83 0
1983 71 71 0
1984 97 97 0
1985 60 60 0
1986 63 63 0
1987 64 64 0
1988 67 67 0
1989 65 65 0
1990 58 58 0
1991 46 46 0
1992 41 41 0
1993 31 31 0
1994 36 36 0
1995 31 31 0
1996 17 17 0
1997 17 17 0
1998 12 12 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 10 10 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Tenesha

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Tenesha as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Tenesha

  • How Popular is the name Tenesha? Tenesha is the 8,360th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tenesha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,438 babies born with the first name Tenesha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tenesha to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tenesha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Tenesha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tenesha was in 1984 with a total of 97 babies.
  • Random Tenesha Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tenesha is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Tenesha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsenet. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nhaetes. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Tenesha born Apr 14, 1968

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-East approximately on 1275. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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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).