Tena name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tena

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from South Africa, the name Tena means "Follower of Christ".
  2. According to a user from Nevada, U.S., the name Tena is of Swahili origin and means "Again".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Tena

Notable Persons Named Tena

Tina Desai

Tina Desai is an actress and model. Tina was given the name Tena Babbar Desae on February 24th, 1987 in Bangalore.

Tena Stivicic

Tena was born in 1977 in Zagreb.

Tena Lukas

Tena was born on May 10th, 1995.

Tena Campbell

Tena Campbell is a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah, Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah, Senior Judgeof theUnited States Distri. Tena was born in 1944.

Tena Negere

Tena was born on October 5th, 1972.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tena

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tena

Natalia Tena

Natalia Tena is an actress and musician. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Natalia was given the name Natalia Gastiain Tena on November 1st, 1984.

Luis Fernando Tena

Luis Fernando Tena is an athlete for the Club León, Atlético Español, Club de Fútbol Oaxtepec, C.D. Guadalajara, and Atlante F.C. Luis was born on January 20th, 1958 in Mexico City.

Alfredo Tena

Alfredo Tena is a soccer player for the Club América, Tecos F.C., and Mexico national football team. Alfredo was born on November 21st, 1956 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Francisco Tena

Francisco Tena is a soccer player for the Sevilla Atlético, Sevilla FC, Real Betis, Real Betis B, CD Ronda, Córdoba CF B, and CD Alcalá. Francisco was born on June 28th, 1993 in La Rinconada, Spain. Francisco is also known as Tena Jaramillo and Francisco Manuel.

Manuel Tena

Manuel Tena is a soccer player for the Real Madrid C.F., Real Madrid C, Real Madrid Castilla, Real Valladolid, Córdoba CF, Getafe CF, and Rayo Vallecano. Manuel was born on February 3rd, 1978 in Alcalá de Henares.

Miguel Ángel Tena

Miguel Ángel Tena is a soccer player for the Racing de Ferrol, CD Castellón, Valencia CF, Valencia CF Mestalla, Villarreal CF B, Villarreal CF, Polideportivo Ejido, Levante UD, Elche CF, Córdoba CF, CD Lugo, and Cádiz CF. Miguel was born on January 17th, 1982 in Almassora, Spain. Miguel is also known as Tena and Miguel.


Common last names for Tena

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Jones
  • Anderson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Olson
  • Jackson
  • Wright
  • Lewis

Common first names for Tena

  • Jose

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tena U.S.
  White 5.00% 64.26%
  African American 1.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.70% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 89.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tena

People with the last name Tena are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tena

  • How Popular is the name Tena? Tena is the 2,925th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tena was the 9,865th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,130 babies born with the first name Tena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tena to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 19 new born babies.
  • When was Tena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tena is Monday, June 15th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Tena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tena was in 1962 with a total of 345 babies.
  • Random Tena Factoid: According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tena is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Texas have the same name in 1970.
  • Weird things about the name Tena: The name spelled backwards is Anet. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Anet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,279 people with the last name Tena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tena? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Tena as their last name.
  • Tena name meaning

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