Tenia name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tenia

User Submitted Origins

African American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Tenia is of Latin origin and means "Tapeworm".
  2. According to a user from Maryland, U.S., the name Tenia is of Spanish origin and means "To have".
  3. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Tenia means "Gift of god".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Te"ni*a
See Tænia.

Etymology: NL

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband
  1. Alternative spelling of taenia

tenia was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Interlingue, Italian, and Spanish

Fun Facts about the name Tenia

  • How Popular is the name Tenia? Tenia is the 11,037th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tenia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 981 babies born with the first name Tenia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tenia 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 Tenia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tenia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tenia is Monday, January 5th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Tenia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tenia was in 1998 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Tenia Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tenia is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Tenia: The name spelled backwards is Ainet. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Neiat. How do you pronounce that?
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