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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tisa mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Tisa

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  • According to a user from Bangladesh, the name Tisa is of Unknown origin and means "The meaning of the name Tisa is thirst.".
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Tisa is of Unknown origin and means "Jewellery".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Tisa is of Unknown origin and means "Jewellery".

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Alt. Meaning

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Notable Persons Named Tisa

Her career lasted from 1970 to 1970. Tisa was given the name Theresa Magdalena Farrow on July 22nd, 1951 in Los Angeles.

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Tisa Chang is a theatre director. Tisa was born on April 5th, 1941 in Chongqing.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1948 15 15 0
1949 11 11 0
1950 5 5 0
1951 6 6 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 14 14 0
1956 8 8 0
1957 5 5 0
1958 9 9 0
1959 13 13 0
1960 32 32 0
1961 31 31 0
1962 31 31 0
1963 22 22 0
1964 32 32 0
1965 31 31 0
1966 33 33 0
1967 33 33 0
1968 33 33 0
1969 68 68 0
1970 144 144 0
1971 87 87 0
1972 80 80 0
1973 69 69 0
1974 55 55 0
1975 35 35 0
1976 46 46 0
1977 37 37 0
1978 40 40 0
1979 38 38 0
1980 50 50 0
1981 43 43 0
1982 37 37 0
1983 27 27 0
1984 35 35 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 14 14 0
1988 20 20 0
1989 13 13 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 17 17 0
1992 11 11 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 11 11 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 8 8 0
2002 6 6 0
2005 5 5 0
2012 5 5 0
2014 7 7 0
2016 5 5 0

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Popularity of Tisa as a first name

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Popularity of Tisa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tisa U.S.
  White 87.05% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tisa

People with the last name Tisa are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tisa

  • How Popular is the name Tisa? Tisa is the 8,345th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tisa was the 94,730th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tisa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,442 babies born with the first name Tisa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tisa to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tisa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Tisa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tisa is Tuesday, January 28th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Tisa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tisa was in 1970 with a total of 144 babies.
  • Random Tisa Factoid: According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tisa is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1970.
  • Weird things about the name Tisa: Your name in reverse order is Asit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Itsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tisa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 193 people with the last name Tisa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tisa? Tisa 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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