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Tela name meaning

Last Name
280
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tela

User Submitted Origins

African
45%
English
27%
Scandinavian
14%
Hebrew
5%
American Samoa
5%
Spanish
5%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Trinidad and Tobago says the name Tela is of Spanish origin and means "Gift from god".
  2. A submission from Kenya says the name Tela means "Head of family. Medicine man. Also Itela - Chief, in Teso" and is of African origin.
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Wiktionary

Borrowed from Latin tēla (“web”).

  1. (anatomy) a thin, weblike structure or membrane

tela was also found in the following language(s): Annobonese, Catalan, Finnish, Hausa, Italian, Latin, Pali, Portuguese, Romansch, Slovak, Spanish, and Veps

Notable Persons Named Tela

Notable Persons Named Tela

Tela O'Donnell

Tela was born on July 16th, 1982 in Homer, Alaska.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tela

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tela

Takura Tela

He was most active from 2010 to present. Takura was born on February 26th, 1991 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Takura is also known as Taku and Takura Tela.

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Baba Tela

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Robert Tela

Robert was born in Papua New Guinea.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tela U.S.
  White 38.93% 64.26%
  African American 17.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 26.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tela

People with the last name Tela are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Tela

  • How Popular is the name Tela? Tela is the 13,626th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tela was the 69,996th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tela have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 700 babies born with the first name Tela in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tela 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 Tela? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tela first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tela is Wednesday, July 26th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Tela born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tela was in 1985 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Tela Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tela is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Ohio have the same name in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Tela: The name spelled backwards is Alet. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Alet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tela? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 280 people with the last name Tela.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tela? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tela as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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