Tonna

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794
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
180
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tonna

User Submitted Origins

     Nigerian
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     Native American
25%
     English
25%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Massachusetts, United States, the name Tonna is of Nigerian origin and means "All praises to God".
  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Tonna is of Nigerian origin and means "Praise God (Literally translates to: Praise Father)".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tonna

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna was an evangelical protestant literature, poetry, children's literature, and evangelicalism writer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 19 to 19. Charlotte was born on October 1st, 1790 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. She breathed her last breath on July 12th, 1846.

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Eivind was born in 1975.

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Hannele was born on January 3rd, 1978.

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Lewis was born on September 3rd, 1812. He passed away on April 2nd, 1857.

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Alfred was born on May 31st, 1950.

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Julian Tonna is an athlete for the Mellieħa S.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1944 11 11 0
1945 11 11 0
1946 7 7 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 14 14 0
1949 16 16 0
1950 9 9 0
1951 16 16 0
1952 20 20 0
1953 18 18 0
1954 11 11 0
1955 17 17 0
1956 15 15 0
1957 23 23 0
1958 21 21 0
1959 18 18 0
1960 20 20 0
1961 22 22 0
1962 21 21 0
1963 31 31 0
1964 22 22 0
1965 22 22 0
1966 33 33 0
1967 23 23 0
1968 18 18 0
1969 19 19 0
1970 22 22 0
1971 26 26 0
1972 15 15 0
1973 16 16 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 18 18 0
1976 15 15 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 8 8 0
1979 18 18 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 14 14 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 6 6 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 8 8 0
1994 15 15 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 6 6 0
1997 7 7 0
1998 5 5 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 8 8 0
2004 7 7 0
2006 6 6 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Tonna

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tonna U.S.
  White 82.22% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 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 10.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tonna

People with the last name Tonna are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Tonna

  • How Popular is the name Tonna? Tonna is the 12,194th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tonna was the 100,302nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tonna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 794 babies born with the first name Tonna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tonna to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tonna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Tonna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tonna is Monday, August 24th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Tonna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tonna was in 1966 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Tonna Factoid: According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tonna is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1965.
  • Weird things about the name Tonna: Your name in reverse order is Annot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tnano. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tonna? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 180 people with the last name Tonna.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tonna? Tonna 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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