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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Teng

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Alt. Meaning

T is for talent, hidden or not.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

G is for grand, the life you will live.

Notable Persons Named Teng

Teng Yu-hsien was a musician. Teng was born on July 21st, 1906 in Longtan, Taoyuan of Japanese-ruled Taiwan. Teng is also known as Karasaki Yosame and Higashida Gyōu. He left this life on June 11th, 1944.


Teng Haibin is a gymnast. Teng was born on January 2nd, 1985 in Beijing.



Teng Xiu is a politician.



Teng Yin is a politician.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Teng

Teresa Teng is a mandopop, cantopop, and j-pop singing. She plays Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1967. Teresa is also known as Teresa Tang and Teresa Deng.


Vienna Teng is a folk music, pop music, indie folk, and baroque pop singer-songwriter. She plays Piano, Guitar, and Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 2002. Vienna was given the name Cynthia Yih Shih on October 3rd, 1978 in Saratoga, California, U.S.


Jeron Teng is a basketball player for the De La Salle Green Archers in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines. Jeron was born on March 21st, 1994.


Jeric Allen Teng is a basketball player for the Rain and Shine Elasto Painters in the Philippine Basketball Association. Jeric was born on March 18th, 1991 in Manila.


Larry Teng is a television director and television producer. His ongoing career started in 2000. Larry was born on June 12th, 1977 in Queens, New York, U.S.


Ethen Lee Teng is a host, actor, radio dj, and radio personality. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Ethen was born in 1984 in Taiwan.


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International Interest for Teng

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Popularity of Teng as a last name

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Common last names for Teng

  • Yang

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Teng U.S.
  White 2.30% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 92.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Teng

People with the last name Teng are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Teng

  • How Popular is the name Teng? Teng is the 19,938th most popular name of all time. As a last name Teng was the 9,473rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Teng have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 354 babies born with the first name Teng in the United States. That's more than enough people named Teng 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 Teng? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Teng first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Teng is Thursday, July 29th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Teng born? The highest recorded use of the first name Teng was in 1992 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Random Teng Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Teng is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Teng: Your name in reverse order is Gnet. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etng. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Teng? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,433 people with the last name Teng.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Teng? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Teng as their last name.

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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.