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Boy Names Starting with Te-

Te- baby names and what they mean, with 47 results. Usage of these boy names reached its highest during 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.96%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.11%, 89% less), with names like Ted becoming somewhat dated. Tepe (top 15%) and Teng (7%) are popular Te- surnames. Here is the list of Te- names for girls.

Te- names

Teador - Tempest | Temple - Teun | Teunis - Teytan

Teador - Tempest

Theodore and variantsTeador, Ted1, Teddie1, Teddy1, Teodoor, Tedor, Teodor, Teodoro
Var. of Theodore. Based on Greek. "God's gift." Popular. Compare Teador, Tedor, etc. and common -or surnames Toor (top 17%), Tambor (65%).

Source fr. Irish element. "Attractive; poet, philosopher." Somewhat common as a boys' name, Teagan is similar to the popular Tegan. See also Keagan.

Teague and variantsTeague1, var. Teagan2, Tegan, Teger, Teigan, Teigen, Teige, Teigue1
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Poet, philosopher." Teagan and variants grew in popularity in 2009 and are less conventional today.

Tadhg and variantsTeague2, Teigue2
Var. of Tadhg. Based on Scottish, Irish, Gaelic elements. "Poet, philosopher." Teigue and variants were favored as baby names in 2010.

Derivative of Algonquian Wakashian language. "Goes through one place to another." Tecumseh is not a Top 2000 name.

Ted and variantsTed2, var. Tedd, Teddey, Teddie2, Teddy2, Tedrick, Tedric
Derived fr. Greek, Old English. "God's gift; wealthy guard." Teddy and variants soared in popularity 9 decades ago and have become less widespread, with Teddy becoming less fashionable.

Theobald and variantsTed3, Teddy3, Teobaldo
Var. of Theobald. Derived fr. Old German element. "Brave people." Usage of Ted and variants as birth names in 2015 was down 37.7% compared to 2005.

Edwin and variantsTed4, Teddie3, Teddy4
Forms of Edwin. From Old English language. "Wealthy friend." Usage of Ted and Teddy as boys' names has trended downward circa 1930-1939.

Theodoric and variantsTed5, Teodorico
Forms of Theodoric. Derived fr. Old German word. "People's ruler." Ted is commonplace (upper 20%) as a masculine name, while Teodorico is infrequently used.

Ted6, Teddy5
Var. of Edmund. Derived fr. Old English. "Wealthy protector." Ted (top 44%) and Teddy (39%) appear regularly as surnames.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Te- names: Teagan, Teague, Ted, Tedd, Teddie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Te- names: Teddy, Tegan, Teodoro

Edgar and variantsTed7, Teddie4
Var. of Edgar. Stems fr. Old English word. "Wealthy spear." Adoption of Teddie and forms soared in the 1930s, but now, Ted has fallen out of fashion.

Ted8, Teddie5, Teddy6
Forms of Edward. Stems fr. Old English. "Wealthy guard." Uncommon, with usage of 0.005% for Ted and variants as boys' names in 2015, higher than 0.004% a year ago.

Tedmund, var. Tedman, Tedmond
Derivative of Old English element. "Protector of the land." Tedmund, Tedman and Tedmond are uncommon as boys' names.

Teeno, Teino
Var. of Tino. Root fr. Spanish word. .. Baseball player Tino Martinez. Unusual. Teeno and Teino are not listed in the US Demographics.

Teiji, var. Teijo
Stems fr. Japanese. "Righteous; well-governed." Not in Top 2000.

Derived fr. Welsh language. The name of a prominent sixth .. Rather uncommon as a children's name. See also Teino.

Form of Tahoma. Based on Native American Indian. "That frozen water." Tekoa is a slightly prominent kid's name.

Telford, var. Telfer, Telfor, Telfour, Tellfer, Tellfour
Derived fr. Old French. "Iron-piercer." Telfort (top 36%), Tedford (6%) are conventional surnames.

Temani, var. Teman, Temeni
Based on Hebrew language. "From the south." Teomani and Tymani are creative forms.

Tempest, var. Tempestt
Source fr. French element. "Storm." Tempest and Tempestt are unique as boys' names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Te- names for boys.

1. Teador - Tempest
Theodore [Teddy, Tedor, Teodor, Teddie, Teodoor, Teodoro, ..], Teagan, Teague [Tegan, Teger, Teige, Teigen, Teigue, Teigan, ..], Tadhg [Teague, Teigue], Tecumseh, Ted [Tedd, Teddy, Tedric, Teddey, Teddie, Tedrick], Theobald [Ted, Teddy, Teobaldo], Edwin [Ted, Teddy, Teddie], Theodoric [Ted, Teodorico], Edmund [Ted, Teddy], Edgar [Ted, Teddie], Edward [Ted, Teddy, Teddie], Tedmund [Tedman, Tedmond], Tino [Teeno, Teino], Teiji [Teijo], Teilo, Tahoma [Tekoma], Telford [Telfer, Telfor, Telfour, Tellfer, Tellfour], Temani [Teman, Temeni], Tempest [Tempestt]

Temple [Templar, Templer], Templeton [Temp, Temple, Templeten], Tempo, Tennant [Tenant, Tennent], Tennessee, Tennyson [Tenny], Dennison [Tennyson], Teo [Teyo], Theophilus [Teofil, Teofilo], Teom, Terach [Terah], Terence [Terry, Terris, Terron, Terrius, Terronce, Terrious, ..], Tern, Terran [Terrin, Terron], Tyrell [Terrell], Thorald [Terrell, Terrill], Terrell [Terrel, Terryl, Terrill, Terryal, Terryll, Terrelle, ..], Terron [Teryn, Teran, Teron, Terrin, Terryn], Terry [Terri, Terrey, Terrie], Anton [Teun]

Anthony [Teunis], Tavaris [Tevarus], Tevin [Tevyn], Tavish [Tevis], Tevon [Tevan, Teven, Tevin, Tevinn, Tevonn], Tex, Tayton [Teytan, Teyten, Teytin, Teyton]

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