Tenley

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
277
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tenley

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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Tenley

Tenley was given the name Tenley Nora Molzahn on May 19th, 1984.

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Tenley Albright is a figure skater.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 12 12 0
1954 6 6 0
1955 11 11 0
1956 25 25 0
1957 11 11 0
1958 16 16 0
1959 10 10 0
1960 18 18 0
1961 19 19 0
1962 20 20 0
1963 13 13 0
1965 12 12 0
1966 5 5 0
1969 6 6 0
1972 11 11 0
1973 6 6 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 9 9 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 25 25 0
1981 11 11 0
1982 13 13 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 13 13 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 10 10 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 11 11 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 14 14 0
1995 11 11 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 9 9 0
2001 13 13 0
2002 59 59 0
2003 79 79 0
2004 64 64 0
2005 58 58 0
2006 58 58 0
2007 54 54 0
2008 66 66 0
2009 60 60 0
2010 672 672 0
2011 736 736 0
2012 582 582 0
2013 517 517 0
2014 458 458 0
2015 426 426 0
2016 568 568 0
2017 374 374 0

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Popularity of Tenley as a first name

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Popularity of Tenley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tenley U.S.
  White 94.22% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tenley

People with the last name Tenley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tenley

  • How Popular is the name Tenley? Tenley is the 3,639th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tenley was the 70,645th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tenley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,331 babies born with the first name Tenley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tenley to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tenley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Tenley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tenley is Friday, March 7th, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Tenley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tenley was in 2011 with a total of 736 babies.
  • Random Tenley Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tenley ranks 105th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 10 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Tenley: Your name in reverse order is Yelnet. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etlney. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tenley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 277 people with the last name Tenley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tenley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tenley as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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