Tierra

First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
155
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tierra

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  • A user from Nevada, United States says the name Tierra is of English origin and means "MEANS BOSS".

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Notable Persons Named Tierra

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt is a basketball player for the Washington Mystics in the Women's National Basketball Association. She has had major accomplishments since 2013. Tierra was born on April 11th, 1991 in Alexandria, Virginia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 5 5 0
1966 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 14 14 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 15 15 0
1974 13 13 0
1975 17 17 0
1976 23 23 0
1977 22 22 0
1978 33 33 0
1979 34 34 0
1980 41 41 0
1981 370 343 27
1982 271 260 11
1983 289 289 0
1984 327 327 0
1985 461 461 0
1986 531 531 0
1987 509 509 0
1988 678 678 0
1989 776 760 16
1990 767 756 11
1991 714 714 0
1992 752 747 5
1993 826 826 0
1994 811 811 0
1995 750 750 0
1996 747 747 0
1997 669 669 0
1998 623 623 0
1999 531 531 0
2000 488 488 0
2001 391 391 0
2002 348 348 0
2003 268 268 0
2004 217 217 0
2005 219 219 0
2006 218 218 0
2007 199 199 0
2008 155 155 0
2009 100 100 0
2010 98 98 0
2011 80 80 0
2012 69 69 0
2013 75 75 0
2014 49 49 0
2015 57 57 0
2016 57 57 0
2017 32 32 0

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Popularity of Tierra as a first name

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Popularity of Tierra as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tierra U.S.
  White 19.35% 64.26%
  African American 3.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 37.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 31.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tierra

People with the last name Tierra are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Tierra

  • How Popular is the name Tierra? Tierra is the 2,013th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tierra was the 113,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tierra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,773 babies born with the first name Tierra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tierra to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tierra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tierra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tierra is Monday, December 28th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Tierra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tierra was in 1993 with a total of 826 babies.
  • Random Tierra Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tierra ranks 70th in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 21 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Tierra: Your name in reverse order is Arreit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Triera. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tierra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 155 people with the last name Tierra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tierra? Tierra is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
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