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What does Teena mean?

Teena Pronunciation of Teena [teena] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and Teena means "follower of Christ; strong, healthy". Teena is a version of Christina (Latin). Teena is also a variant of Tina (Latin). Teena is also used as a variant of Valentina (Latin).

Associated with: strong.


Teena has 6 variants: Teenie, Teina, Tena, Teyna, Tinah and Tiny.

4 more different relations via Christina, Tina, Valentina: Ina, Stina, Tine and Valena.

Creative forms:
(female) Teema, Teera, ..

(male) Teenam, Teeon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Teena Anniston (T.A.), ..

How popular is Teena?

Teena is a very prominent first name for women (#1654 out of 4276, Top 39%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Teena was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #713 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Teena name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Teena outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Teena are Christina (#333 in 2015), Ina, Stina, Tena, Tina (#1466), Tiny and Valentina (#114). Adoption of these relations of Teena was more pronounced 45 years ago (average #1223) and is now much reduced (#1489, 87.4%), with forms such as Tena becoming less in vogue. Christina is the continual favorite, though Valentina has grown trendy as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Teena, Christina, Ina, Tena, Tina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tiny, Valentina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christina, Stina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Teena is pronounced similarly to Tahna, Tahni, Tahnia, Taina, Tana, Taneea, Tania, Tawnia, Tawny, Tawnya, Teana, Teanna, Tenaya, Teonna, Tiana, Tiani, Tianna, Tiauna, Toini, Tona, Tonia, Tony, Tonya, Tyana and Tyanna. Other suggested similar names are Aleena, Avena, Buena, Deana, Deena, Deona, Erena, Geena, Jeena, Jena, Keena, Kenna, Leena, Leeona, Leona, Meena, Neena, Neina, Nena, Nenna, Reena, Regena, Reina, Reyna, Seana, Selena, Shena, Tecla, Tedra, Teela, Teeta, Teone, Tera, Terea, Tereena, Terena, Terina, Tessa, Thana, Tiona, Treena, Trena, Trina, Tyrena, Veena, Venna, Verena, Xena, Yelena and Zeena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Teena.

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