Tenaya name meaning

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in 2010

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Origin and Meaning of Tenaya

User Submitted Origins

Native American
Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Tenaya is of Native American origin and means "From Chief Tenaya of The Yosimite Valley. Means 'To Dream' or Great Leader'".
  2. According to a user from Georgia, U.S., the name Tenaya is of Native American origin and means "'To Dream' or 'Great Leader'".
  3. According to a user from Sweden, the name Tenaya is of Italian origin and means "Great leader of people of climbing".
  4. According to a user from Australia, the name Tenaya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Daughter".
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Notable Persons Named Tenaya

Notable Persons Named Tenaya

Tenaya Darlington

Tenaya was born in 1971.


Fun Facts about the name Tenaya

  • How Popular is the name Tenaya? Tenaya is the 11,192nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tenaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 960 babies born with the first name Tenaya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tenaya to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tenaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tenaya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tenaya is Sunday, June 9th, 1968.
  • What year had the most people named Tenaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tenaya was in 1975 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Tenaya Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tenaya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Tenaya: The name spelled backwards is Ayanet. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Anaety. How do you pronounce that?
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