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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tilahun

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  • A user from Maryland, United States says the name Tilahun is of Unknown origin and means "Be a shadow".

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Notable Persons Named Tilahun

Tilahun Gessesse was a music of ethiopia and popular music musician. He was most prominent from 1955 to 2009. Tilahun was born on September 29th, 1940. He breathed his last breath on April 19th, 2009.


Tilahun was born on January 18th, 1990 in Ethiopia. Tilahun is also known as Tilahun Regasa.


Tilahun was born on July 10th, 1962 in Addis Ababa.


Tilahun was born on December 4th, 1959.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tilahun

Yohannes was born on October 16th, 1993.


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Popularity of Tilahun as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tilahun U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 97.92% 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 Tilahun

People with the last name Tilahun are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Tilahun

  • How Popular is the name Tilahun? As a last name Tilahun was the 44,730th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Tilahun first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tilahun is Sunday, February 27th, 1927.
  • How unique is the name Tilahun? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tilahun. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tilahun: Your name in reverse order is Nuhalit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ithlaun. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tilahun? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 480 people with the last name Tilahun.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tilahun? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tilahun as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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