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

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Origin and Meaning of Tingey

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Tingey means "I don't think it means "Gift of God." I think it means "man who digs for tin" or, "tin miner." "Gui" or "guy" means man in French, and tin is tin is tin, the principle source of income in Cornwall, where the name seems to come from, although it was also found across the water on the Breton peninsula." and is of Celtic origin.

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Alt. Meaning

T is for tender, loving nature.

I is for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

G is for great, that describes you.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tingey

Commodore was born on September 11th, 1750 in London. He left this life on February 23rd, 1829.


Earl was born on June 11th, 1934 in Bountiful, Utah.


Sr. was born in 1869 in Cambridgeshire. Sr. is also known as Tingey and Albert M.. He died in 1953.


Martha was born on October 15th, 1857 in Salt Lake City. She breathed her last breath on March 11th, 1938.


Luke Tingey is a sports team member for the Hendon F.C.


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Popularity of Tingey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tingey U.S.
  White 96.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tingey

People with the last name Tingey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tingey

  • How Popular is the name Tingey? As a last name Tingey was the 22,183rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Tingey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tingey is Sunday, July 23rd, 1922.
  • How unique is the name Tingey? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tingey. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tingey: Your name in reverse order is Yegnit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tegiyn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tingey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,164 people with the last name Tingey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tingey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tingey as their last name since less than 1 person in 256k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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