Tatem name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tatem mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tatem

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)
Aztec (Nahuatl)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Tatem means "Happiness" and is of English origin.
  2. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Tatem means "Happy".
  3. A submission from Connecticut, U.S. says the name Tatem means "Cheerful".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tatem

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tatem

William J. Tatem

William J. Tatem was a ship-owner and race horse breeder. William was born on March 6th, 1868 in Aplledore, England. He breathed his last breath on June 28th, 1942.

Ismail Tatem

Ismail Tatem is an athlete for the JSM Béjaïa.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tatem U.S.
  White 62.03% 64.26%
  African American 31.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tatem

People with the last name Tatem are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tatem

  • How Popular is the name Tatem? Tatem is the 15,889th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tatem was the 24,237th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tatem have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 550 babies born with the first name Tatem in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tatem to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tatem? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tatem first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tatem is Monday, May 23rd, 1983.
  • What year had the most people named Tatem born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tatem was in 2006 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Tatem Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tatem is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Tatem: The name spelled backwards is Metat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Teamt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tatem? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,035 people with the last name Tatem.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tatem? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tatem as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tatem name meaning

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