Tate name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Norse and Native-American
Usage: English, English, Finnish, Swedish and Old SwedishDanish
Pronunciation: t(a)-te
Meaning: To be Cheerful, Great Talker, Measure of Land, Light Hearted, Pleasant and Bright and Brings Joy
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What does Tate mean?

Tate's meaning is To be Cheerful, Great, Measure of Land, Light Hearted, Pleasant and Bright or Brings Joy is used chiefly in Finnish, Swedish, Old SwedishDanish and English bestowed upon both boys and girls is originated from Old Norse, Native and American.

Tate is form of Taito in Finnish language.

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How do I pronounce Tate?

Two syllabled Tate is most commonly pronounced as t(a)-te.

Variants of Tate

Taet, Taito

Names that rhyme with Tate

How popular is the name Tate?

Tate was a popular name in United States. Over 18828 babies have been named Tate since 1912. At the peak of its usage in 2013, the moniker grabbed the 357th spot and 879 baby boys were given the name.

However after 127 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still dominating the charts. In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 500 baby names 20 times Tate is common in England and Wales where over 1739 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

At its zenith in 2014, 150 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 305th position.

Tate is a common name in Japan and India while somewhat familiar name in DR Congo, Mauritania, Indonesia, South Africa, Australia, Ivory Coast and Papua New Guinea.

At least, 20000 people globally have been given the name as per our evaluation.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


What numerology tells about Tate?

Working harder than required is what you are known for. You neglect your own issues and helping other is more important to you. Travelling is your passion. You have to pay attention to your surroundings and the people you hang out with. You need to open up and allow your closest ones to enter your real world. You like to enjoy all the pleasures life has to give such as alcohol, music, food, sex, and sleeping.

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Middle names for Tate

Just in case, you don't know what to pair with Tate, we've got you covered with these progressing and familiar middle names.

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Famous people named Tate

  • Tate Wilkinson, English actor and manager
  • Tate Donovan, American actor and director,
  • Tate Reeves, American politician
  • Tate George, American former professional basketball player
  • Tate Armstrong, retired American basketball player
  • Tate Finn in movie The Mystery Man as Writer
  • In 1999, Tate Gouta characterized the role of King in action and crime movie Score 2: The Big Fight.
  • In 2017, Tate Ellington portrayed the role of Hal in fantasy and horror film The Endless.
  • In 2007 drama, thriller film, Paroled, Tate Allyn played Camile Tillman.

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  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An PhrĂ­omh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
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