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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 Tsegay

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T is for tender, loving nature.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

A is for appreciative, of all you have

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tsegay

Yemane was born on April 8th, 1985. Yemane is also known as Yemane Adhane Tsegay.


Atsedu was born on December 17th, 1991 in Ethiopia. Atsedu is also known as Atsedu Tsegay Tesfay; Atsedu Tsegaye Tesfaye.


Gudaf was born on January 23rd, 1997.


Samuel was born on February 24th, 1988 in Eritrea.


Genet Tsegay is an actor and model (people). She holds the title Miss World Ethiopia winner:, 20122013, Miss World Ethiopiawinner:, 2012, and 2013. Genet was born Genet Tsegay on February 27th, 1991 in Mek'ele.


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International Interest for Tsegay

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tsegay U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 96.38% 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 Tsegay

People with the last name Tsegay are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Tsegay

  • How Popular is the name Tsegay? As a last name Tsegay was the 84,748th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Tsegay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tsegay is Saturday, January 25th, 1930.
  • How unique is the name Tsegay? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tsegay. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tsegay: Your name in reverse order is Yagest. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asyegt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tsegay? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 221 people with the last name Tsegay.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tsegay? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tsegay as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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