Tonatiuh name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tonatiuh

User Submitted Origins

Aztec (Nahuatl)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Guatemala says the name Tonatiuh means "To shine" and is of Aztec (Nahuatl) origin.
  2. A user from Arizona, U.S. says the name Tonatiuh is of Aztec (Nahuatl) origin and means "He Who Goes Forth Shining".
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International Interest
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Nominalization of tōna (“to be hot, to be sunny”) +‎ -ti + yauh (“to go”), literally “it goes along emitting heat”.

  1. (it is) the sun.

Notable Persons Named Tonatiuh

Notable Persons Named Tonatiuh

Tonatiuh Gutiérrez

Tonatiuh was born on November 20th, 1929.

Tonatiuh López

Tonatiuh López is an athlete for the Ocelotes UNACH.


Fun Facts about the name Tonatiuh

  • How Popular is the name Tonatiuh? Tonatiuh is the 23,974th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tonatiuh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 265 babies born with the first name Tonatiuh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tonatiuh 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 Tonatiuh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Tonatiuh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tonatiuh is Saturday, June 23rd, 1956.
  • What year had the most people named Tonatiuh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tonatiuh was in 2011 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Tonatiuh Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tonatiuh is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Tonatiuh: The name spelled backwards is Huitanot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tohtainu. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tonatiuh name meaning

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