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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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tenny name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.