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What does Tenny mean?

Tenny Pronunciation of Tenny [ten-ny] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the name Tenny means "son of Dennis". Tenny is an alternate spelling of Tennyson (Middle English).


(male) Teny, ..

(female) Teno, ..

Tenny Eithan (T.E.), ..

How popular is Tenny?

Tenny is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#31592 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Tenny has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Tenny is pronounced similarly to Tanney, Tannie, Teeno, Teino, Tino, Toney, Toni, Tonie, Tonio, Tony and Tyno. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Benny, Berny, Danny, Denny, Donny, Glenny, Jonny, Kenny, Lanny, Lenny, Lonny, Manny, Renny, Ronny, Sonny, Sunny, Tandy, Teddy, Tenant, Tern, Terry, Teun and Vinny. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tenny.

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