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

What does the name Tesfa mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Tesfa

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  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Tesfa is of African origin and means "A strong prince".

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Alt. Meaning

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

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

S is for success, in all you will do.

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Notable Persons Named Tesfa

Tesfa Robinson is a soccer player for the Sporting Khalsa F.C., Birmingham City F.C., Cheltenham Town F.C., Shawbury United F.C., Oldbury Athletic F.C., Rushall Olympic F.C., Romulus F.C., Redditch United F.C., Evesham United F.C., Chasetown F.C., Halesowen Town F.C., Saint Kitts, and Nevis natio. Tesfa was born on December 7th, 1985 in Birmingham, England.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tesfa U.S.
  White 3.13% 64.26%
  African American 94.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 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 Tesfa

People with the last name Tesfa are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Tesfa

  • How Popular is the name Tesfa? Tesfa is the 51,497th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tesfa was the 83,834th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tesfa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 38 babies born with the first name Tesfa in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tesfa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tesfa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tesfa is Saturday, January 2nd, 1932.
  • What year had the most people named Tesfa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tesfa was in 1987 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Tesfa Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tesfa is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Tesfa: Your name in reverse order is Afset. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Satef. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tesfa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 224 people with the last name Tesfa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tesfa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tesfa as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.