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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tetteh

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  • A submission from Ghana says the name Tetteh means "Second Male born of the Ga Adangme tribes of Ghana" and is of African origin.
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Notable Persons Named Tetteh

Tetteh was born in 1842. He left this life on December 25th, 1892.


Tetteh was born in 1949 in Odumase Krobo.


Tetteh is an athlete for the Montañeros CF.


Tetteh Lugard is a sports team member for the Accra Hearts of Oak SC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tetteh

Aziz Tetteh is a soccer player for the Lech Poznań, Liberty Professionals F.C., Udinese Calcio, Xerez CD, Granada CF, CD Leganés, Montañeros CF, Fokikos A.C., and Platanias F.C. Aziz was born on May 25th, 1990 in Accra.


Benjamin Tetteh is a soccer player for the Standard Liège. Benjamin was born on July 10th, 1997 in Accra.


Hanna Serwaa Tetteh is a Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Foreign Affairs (Ghana), Minister for Trade, Industry, and Industry (Ghana). Her most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Hanna was born on May 31st, 1967 in Szeged. Hanna is also known as Kpodar and Hanna Tetteh K..


David Tetteh is a soccer player for the FC Dordoi Bishkek, Regar-TadAZ Tursunzoda, and Kyrgyzstan national football team. David was born on August 10th, 1985 in Ghana.


Sellas Tetteh is an athlete for the Ghana national under-20 football team, Accra Hearts of Oak SC, ACB Lagos, Bridge FC, Bendel United F.C., and Heartland F.C. Sellas was born on December 12th, 1956 in Adabraka, Ghana.


Emmanuel Tetteh is a soccer player for the Accra Hearts of Oak SC, Sint-Truidense V.V., FC Winterthur, Lechia Gdańsk, Polonia Warsaw, IFK Göteborg, Van Büyükşehir Belediyespor, Trabzonspor, Bursaspor, Çaykur Rizespor, and Ghana national football team. Emmanuel was born on December 25th, 1974 in Accra.


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Popularity of Tetteh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tetteh U.S.
  White 1.72% 64.26%
  African American 94.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tetteh

People with the last name Tetteh are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Tetteh

  • How Popular is the name Tetteh? As a last name Tetteh was the 32,834th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Tetteh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tetteh is Sunday, April 17th, 1938.
  • How unique is the name Tetteh? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tetteh. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tetteh: Your name in reverse order is Hettet. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Teetht. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tetteh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 699 people with the last name Tetteh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tetteh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tetteh as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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