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What does Tennant mean?

Tennant Pronunciation of Tennant [ten-nant] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Tennant is "tenant, renter". Surname used as given name.

Associated with: old english, surname.


Tennant has 2 variants: Tenant and Tennent.

Creative forms:
(male) Tennan, Ternant, ..

(female) Tenan, Tenna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tennant Wayne (T.W.), ..

How popular is Tennant?

Tennant is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#3930 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tennant has not been recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bennt, Conant, Ferrant, Gerant, Jerant, Kennan, Kennt, Lennart, Levant, Tannan, Tannen, Tannin, Tannon, Tarrant, Teagan, Tedman, Tegan, Teigan, Teman, Temani, Tenny, Teran, Terran, Tevan, Teytan, Tienan, Tiernan, Tynan, Tynnen and Tynnin (see Tynan). Like Tennant, these names are not frequently used.

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