Meaning and name origin
Tenny \t(en)-ny\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Tenny is "son of Dennis". Tenny is a variant of Tennyson (Middle English): used by 19th-century parents in homage to British Poet Layreate Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Tenny is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#21848 out of 88799, Top 25%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tenny for boys. Tenny has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).
Tenny is also pronounced similarly to Tanney, Teeno, Teino, Toney▼ and Tony▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Benny▼, Denny▼, Kenny▼, Lenny▼, Renny and Teun. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tenny.