Tien name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tien

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Tien means "Angel/Fairy" and is of Vietnamese origin.
  2. A user from Vietnam says the name Tien means "Fairy, Angel".
  3. A submission from Japan says the name Tien means "Fairy" and is of Vietnamese origin.
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Notable Persons Named Tien

Notable Persons Named Tien

Tien Hung-mao

Tien Hung-mao is a ROC Representative for United Kingdom, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China, ROC RepresentativeforUnited Kingdom, and Minister of Foreign Affairsof theRepublic of China. Tien was born in 1938.

Tien Feng

He was most prominent from 1949 to 2004. Tien was born on June 4th, 1928 in Zhengzhou.

Tien Lei

Tien Lei is a basketball player for the Dacin Tigers in the Super Basketball League. He was most active from 2001 to present. Tien was born on June 1st, 1983 in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

Tien Chia-Chen

Tien was born on December 20th, 1983.

Tien Nguyen Van

Tien Nguyen Van is an athlete for the Riihimäen Ilves.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tien

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tien

James Tien

He was most active from 1968 to 1996. James was born on May 28th, 1942 in Guangdong. James is also known as Paul Tien.

Tóc Tiên

Tóc Tiên is a pop music musician. She has been prominent since 2005. Tóc was given the name Nguyễn Khoa Tóc Tiên on May 13th, 1989 in Vietnam. Tóc is also known as Tóc Tiên.

Chang-Lin Tien

Chang-Lin Tien was an office holder. Chang-Lin was born on July 24th, 1935 in Wuhan. He breathed his last breath on October 29th, 2002.

Yife Tien

Yife Tien is an educator, businessman, and teacher. Yife was born Yife Tien as the child of Paul Tien in 1955 in Taiwan.

Lam Nhat Tien

Lam Nhat Tien is a vietnamese language musician.

Thuy Tien

She passed away in 88.


Common first names for Tien

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tien U.S.
  White 7.67% 64.26%
  African American 0.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tien

People with the last name Tien are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Tien

  • How Popular is the name Tien? Tien is the 9,436th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tien was the 14,139th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tien have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,247 babies born with the first name Tien in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tien to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tien? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tien first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tien is Thursday, August 15th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Tien born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tien was in 1992 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Tien Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tien is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Tien: The name spelled backwards is Neit. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Neit. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tien? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,125 people with the last name Tien.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tien? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tien as their last name since less than 1 person in 139k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tien name meaning

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