Tenisha

First Name
4k
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 Tenisha

User Submitted Origins

     Hindu
36%
     Indian (Sanskrit)
27%
     African
27%
     Nepali
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Trinidad and Tobago says the name Tenisha is of African origin and means "Gift from god".
  • A submission from Kansas, United States says the name Tenisha means "Old Woman" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 9 9 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 19 19 0
1971 24 24 0
1972 50 50 0
1973 50 50 0
1974 80 80 0
1975 87 87 0
1976 115 115 0
1977 144 144 0
1978 160 160 0
1979 178 178 0
1980 163 163 0
1981 181 181 0
1982 178 178 0
1983 221 221 0
1984 168 168 0
1985 149 149 0
1986 149 149 0
1987 175 175 0
1988 137 137 0
1989 145 145 0
1990 139 139 0
1991 131 131 0
1992 120 120 0
1993 104 104 0
1994 99 99 0
1995 74 74 0
1996 39 39 0
1997 37 37 0
1998 36 36 0
1999 17 17 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 13 13 0
2003 5 5 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 13 13 0
2006 9 9 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 6 6 0
2010 5 5 0
2013 5 5 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 Tenisha

Interest is based how many people viewed this name from each country and is scaled based on the total views by each country so that large countries do not always show the most interest. Darker blue on the map indicates that people in the country are more likely to search for this name.

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Tenisha as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Tenisha

  • How Popular is the name Tenisha? Tenisha is the 4,743rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tenisha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,501 babies born with the first name Tenisha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tenisha to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tenisha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Tenisha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tenisha was in 1983 with a total of 221 babies.
  • Random Tenisha Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tenisha is not a popular baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Tenisha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsinet. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ianthse. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Tenisha born Dec 26, 1971

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 Thailand approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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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).