What does Tate mean?
Associated with: cheerful (happy).
(male) Tateo, Teote, ..
(female) Tatay, Tater, .. Middle name pairings:
Tate Dyson (T.D.), ..
How popular is Tate?
Tate is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#440 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name history of Tate for boys. Tate entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #358 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #421 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Tait is the only other popular related form of Tate (#421 in recent rankings). These forms of Tate reached the top of their popularity in 2013 (average #1179) and are almost as popular today (#1210, down 17.4%). Tate is the most fashionable birth name in this list.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Arte, Dante, Harte, Nate, Pete▼, Sante, Tab, Tabb, Taber, Tad, Tadd, Tadeo, Tadi, Taft, Tahj, Tahl, Tahoe, Taj▲, Taji, Takeo, Tal, Talen▼, Tam, Tan, Taos, Tarek, Taren, Tareq, Taro, Taso, Tau, Tavee, Tavey, Tavi, Tavie, Tay, Tayten, Taz, Tazz, Thane, Tige, Tito, Tobe▼, Tome, Tore, Trace, Traye, Tre▼, True, Tune, Tyce, Tye, Waite and Wayte. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tate.See names in meaning and etymology.