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292k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
316
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tina

"Tina" is a name of English origin, and it means "Short form of names ending in tina". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Short form of Christina or of any female name ending in -tina, such as Martina or Albertina.

  1. A female given name.
  2. A lake in Alaska, near/around Anchorage.

Tina was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Faroese, German, Italian, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Tina

Her career lasted from 1958 to 1958. Tina was given the name Anna Mae Bullock on November 26th, 1939 in Nutbush, Tennessee, U.S. Tina is also known as Anna Mae Turner, Tina Turner Bach, Little Ann, and Ann.

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Tina Fey is an actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She was most active from 1997 to present. Tina was given the name Elizabeth Stamatina Fey on May 18th, 1970 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Tina Louise is an actress, singer, and author. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 2004. Tina was given the name Tina Blacker on February 11th, 1934 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Twinkle Khanna is an actress, interior designer, film producer, and columnist. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to 2001. Twinkle was given the name Tina Jatin Khanna by her parents Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia on December 29th, 1973 in Pune, Maharashtra, India.

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Tina was given the name Célestine Ann Beyincé on January 4th, 1954 in Galveston, Texas.

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Tina Majorino is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1999. Tina was given the name Tina Marie Majorino on February 7th, 1985 in Westlake, Los Angeles.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tina

Samanta Tīna is a pop music, dance-pop, and contemporary r&b singing. They have had major accomplishments since 2010. Samanta was given the name Samanta Poļakova on March 31st, 1989 in Tukums. Samanta is also known as Polakova and Samanta.

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Omoh Oyathelemi Tina is an athlete for the Sunshine Queens.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 17 17 0
1881 19 19 0
1882 28 28 0
1883 21 21 0
1884 24 24 0
1885 32 32 0
1886 32 32 0
1887 25 25 0
1888 40 40 0
1889 40 40 0
1890 39 39 0
1891 31 31 0
1892 35 35 0
1893 46 46 0
1894 42 42 0
1895 45 45 0
1896 51 51 0
1897 51 51 0
1898 49 49 0
1899 42 42 0
1900 53 53 0
1901 47 47 0
1902 44 44 0
1903 44 44 0
1904 56 56 0
1905 58 58 0
1906 49 49 0
1907 55 55 0
1908 41 41 0
1909 52 52 0
1910 58 58 0
1911 59 59 0
1912 81 81 0
1913 89 89 0
1914 108 108 0
1915 133 133 0
1916 127 127 0
1917 137 137 0
1918 128 128 0
1919 120 120 0
1920 127 127 0
1921 126 126 0
1922 141 141 0
1923 150 150 0
1924 143 143 0
1925 136 136 0
1926 126 126 0
1927 151 151 0
1928 137 137 0
1929 130 130 0
1930 143 143 0
1931 108 108 0
1932 123 123 0
1933 107 107 0
1934 118 118 0
1935 104 104 0
1936 117 117 0
1937 126 126 0
1938 107 107 0
1939 145 145 0
1940 172 172 0
1941 156 156 0
1942 244 244 0
1943 359 359 0
1944 359 359 0
1945 440 440 0
1946 478 478 0
1947 541 541 0
1948 577 577 0
1949 645 640 5
1950 728 728 0
1951 837 832 5
1952 1,100 1,100 0
1953 1,098 1,098 0
1954 1,238 1,238 0
1955 3,278 3,271 7
1956 5,341 5,327 14 #88 girl name
1957 5,867 5,856 11 #80 girl name
1958 6,636 6,621 15 #71 girl name
1959 7,934 7,918 16 #53 girl name
1960 9,151 9,128 23 #46 girl name
1961 10,549 10,520 29 #41 girl name
1962 12,805 12,782 23 #33 girl name
1963 12,196 12,158 38 #35 girl name
1964 12,575 12,550 25 #34 girl name
1965 12,857 12,827 30 #29 girl name
1966 13,940 13,892 48 #23 girl name
1967 14,215 14,158 57 #21 girl name
1968 14,820 14,773 47 #18 girl name
1969 13,651 13,600 51 #22 girl name
1970 13,908 13,865 43 #21 girl name
1971 13,312 13,265 47 #20 girl name
1972 11,556 11,519 37 #18 girl name
1973 9,344 9,308 36 #24 girl name
1974 8,717 8,667 50 #25 girl name
1975 7,092 7,065 27 #35 girl name
1976 5,765 5,747 18 #48 girl name
1977 4,967 4,949 18 #58 girl name
1978 5,722 5,698 24 #45 girl name
1979 4,698 4,675 23 #58 girl name
1980 4,278 4,259 19 #72 girl name
1981 3,838 3,821 17 #80 girl name
1982 3,234 3,219 15 #90 girl name
1983 2,754 2,740 14 #100 girl name
1984 2,512 2,503 9
1985 2,611 2,599 12
1986 1,971 1,961 10
1987 1,819 1,810 9
1988 1,610 1,604 6
1989 1,329 1,322 7
1990 1,187 1,180 7
1991 1,025 1,025 0
1992 890 890 0
1993 814 806 8
1994 720 720 0
1995 625 625 0
1996 582 577 5
1997 501 501 0
1998 431 431 0
1999 433 433 0
2000 454 454 0
2001 395 395 0
2002 380 380 0
2003 378 378 0
2004 351 351 0
2005 331 331 0
2006 283 283 0
2007 254 254 0
2008 222 222 0
2009 214 214 0
2010 161 161 0
2011 174 174 0
2012 178 178 0
2013 146 146 0
2014 150 150 0
2015 157 157 0
2016 121 121 0
2017 146 146 0

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Popularity of Tina as a first name

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Popularity of Tina as a last name

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Common last names for Tina

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • Anderson
  • Martin
  • Clark
  • Taylor
  • Scott
  • Thomas
  • Lewis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tina U.S.
  White 51.90% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 19.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tina

People with the last name Tina are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, Two or More Ethnicities, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Tina

  • What name lists does Tina rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Tina? Tina is the 249th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tina was the 63,218th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 292,340 babies born with the first name Tina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tina to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 17 new born babies.
  • When was Tina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tina is Tuesday, March 16th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Tina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tina was in 1968 with a total of 14,773 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tina!
  • Random Tina Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tina ranks 95th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 9 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Tina: Your name in reverse order is Anit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iant. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tina? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 316 people with the last name Tina.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tina? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tina as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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