Tawanda name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tawanda

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 3 people from Qatar and Zimbabwe, the name Tawanda is of Zimbabwe origin and means "We are now many".
  2. According to a user from Zimbabwe, the name Tawanda is of Zimbabwe origin and means "It comes from the tribe of the Shona People in Africa, Zimbabwe. A translation of the name would be: 'We have been enhanced' - its a celebratory name given especially to children who are born after many failed attempts/miscarriages".
  3. 2 submissions from Brazil and Australia agree the name Tawanda means "We are many" and is of Shona origin.
  4. A user from Zimbabwe says the name Tawanda is of Shona origin and means "Is a Shona name for boys meaning you have increased our family. The Ndebele version / translation or equivalent name for Tawanda is Sandile".
  5. According to a user from Zimbabwe, the name Tawanda means "Increase".
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Notable Persons Named Tawanda

Notable Persons Named Tawanda

Tawanda Mupariwa

Tawanda Mupariwa is a cricketer. Tawanda was born on April 16th, 1985 in Bulawayo.

Tawanda Mutasah

Tawanda was born on August 4th, 1970.

Tawanda Chiwira

Tawanda was born on August 27th, 1974.

Tawanda Muparati

Tawanda Muparati is an athlete for the How Mine FC. Tawanda was born on September 10th, 1983 in Zimbabwe.

Tawanda Mareya

Tawanda Mareya is an athlete for the Mwana Africa F.C.

Tawanda Nyamandwe

Tawanda Nyamandwe is an athlete for the Monomotapa United FC.


Fun Facts about the name Tawanda

  • How Popular is the name Tawanda? Tawanda is the 4,424th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tawanda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,058 babies born with the first name Tawanda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tawanda to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tawanda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tawanda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tawanda is Friday, February 15th, 1918.
  • What year had the most people named Tawanda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tawanda was in 1977 with a total of 260 babies.
  • Random Tawanda Factoid: According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tawanda is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 15 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 1974.
  • Weird things about the name Tawanda: The name spelled backwards is Adnawat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Adaawnt. How do you pronounce that?
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