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What does Tennent mean?

Tennent Pronunciation of Tennent [ten-nent] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the name Tennent means "tenant, renter". Tennent is a variant form of Tennant (Old English): surname used as given name.

Associated with: old english.


Tennent has 1 variant: Tenant.

Creative forms:
(male) Tinent, Tynent, ..

(female) Tenies, Tenne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tennent Kollin (T.K.), ..

How popular is Tennent?

Tennent is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#46678 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bennet, Bennett, Bennt, Dennet, Derwent, Kennet, Kennett, Kennt, Sennet, Sennett, Sergent, Tannan, Tannen, Tanner, Tanney, Tannin, Tannon, Tansen, Tarrent, Teeno, Teigen, Temeni (see Temani), Tempest, Tenny, Teven, Teyten, Trent, Trenten, Tynen, Tynnen, Tynnin (see Tynan) and Vincent. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tennent.

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