Tensley name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tensley

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Alt. Meaning

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

N is for nice, need I say more?

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tensley U.S.
  White 11.63% 64.26%
  African American 82.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tensley

People with the last name Tensley are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tensley

  • How Popular is the name Tensley? Tensley is the 26,241st most popular name of all time. As a last name Tensley was the 47,429th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tensley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 223 babies born with the first name Tensley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tensley to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tensley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2010 when it was given as a first name to 18 new born babies.
  • When was Tensley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tensley is Thursday, March 22nd, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Tensley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tensley was in 2011 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Random Tensley Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tensley is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Tensley: The name spelled backwards is Yelsnet. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lyseent. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tensley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 447 people with the last name Tensley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tensley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tensley as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tensley name meaning

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