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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 variants

Teodoro, Teodor, Teodoor, Tedor, Teddie1, Teddy1, Ted1, Teador
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 variants

Teague1, var. Teigue1, Teigen, Teige, Teigan, Tegan, Teger, Teagan2
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Poet, philosopher." Teagan and variants grew in popularity in 2009 and are less conventional today.

Tadhg and variants

Teigue2, Teague2
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 variants

Ted2, var. Tedrick, Tedric, Teddy2, Teddie2, Tedd, Teddey
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 variants

Teobaldo, Teddy3, Ted3
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 variants

Teddy4, Teddie3, Ted4
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 variants

Teodorico, Ted5
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.

Teddy5, Ted6
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 variants

Teddie4, Ted7
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.

Teddy6, Teddie5, Ted8
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. Tedmond, Tedman
Derivative of Old English element. "Protector of the land." Tedmund, Tedman and Tedmond are uncommon as boys' names.

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

Temani, var. Temeni, Teman
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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