Tunisia name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tunisia

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Tunisia says the name Tunisia is of Berber origin and means "The key".
  2. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Tunisia is of Arabic origin and means "She's good company".
  3. A user from the United States says the name Tunisia is of Hebrew origin and means "Gift of God".
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  1. A republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956 ("southern Tunisia is mostly desert")

Tunis +‎ -ia

  1. Country in Northern Africa
    1. Ottoman Tunisia; the Eyalet of Tunis, from 1534 to 1881
    2. French protectorate of Tunisia, from 1881 to 1956
    3. The Republic of Tunisia, since 1956

Tunisia was also found in the following language(s): Basque, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, and Swahili

Notable Persons Named Tunisia

Notable Persons Named Tunisia

Tunisia national beach soccer team

Tunisia national beach soccer team is an athlete for the Tunisia national beach soccer team.


Fun Facts about the name Tunisia

  • How Popular is the name Tunisia? Tunisia is the 15,105th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tunisia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 596 babies born with the first name Tunisia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tunisia 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 Tunisia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Tunisia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tunisia is Thursday, May 9th, 1929.
  • What year had the most people named Tunisia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tunisia was in 1974 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Tunisia Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tunisia is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Tunisia: The name spelled backwards is Aisinut. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tnuisai. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tunisia name meaning

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