Tena name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Germanic and Latin
Usage: Hindi, Sanskrit, English, Hindi, Sanskrit and Tamil
Pronunciation: t(e)-na
Meaning: With that, Follower of Christ, Anointed, Strong and Healthy
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What does Tena mean?

Lofty and Ever lasting unisex name Tena means "With that, Follower of Christ, Anointed, Strong or Healthy" that originated from Germanic and Latin is primarily used in English, Hindi, Tamil and Sanskrit.

Tena is variant form of eternal and eminent Valentina. Valentina is effeminate version of Valentinus. Of Latin origin, Well-Liked and Perpetual Valentina, Valentina means "Vigorous and The Strong".

How do I pronounce Tena?

The most common way to pronounce two syllabled Tena is t(e)-na.

Variants of Tena

Valentina, Valentinus, Teena, Valentin, Valentine, Valentius, Teenamarie, Christina

How popular is the name Tena?

A common name in United States with over 8115 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. Recently the moniker is on a rise, in 1883, it ranked 314th when 345 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Additionally, the moniker has been in But Tena is a popular baby name in Ethiopia where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in Benin. At least, 80000 people globally have been given the name as per our research.

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


What numbers say about Tena?

You want everyone to admire your personality and envy your life. You are just scared to express your feelings because you secretly believe it will give people power over you. People see you as their leader because of your attitude, determination, and creative thinking. Having the letter A as your capstone reveals your true personality. Small successes don't feed your soul. You like to be a part of the big game.

Other names liked by name hunters that are similar to Tena

  •  Caren - Popular girl name Caren has origin in Latin and Old Greek which is largely used in German and Swedish languages, meaning of Caren is "The Pure, Dear or Beloved"
  •  Rinus - The boy name Rinus means "Sea Which Belong and Of the Sea" and is especially used in Dutch is rooted from Latin language. Rinus is diminutive of Marinus.
  •  Netti - Girl name Netti is rooted from Latin, meaning of Netti is "Invaluable and Priceless" is used notably in Finnish and English languages. Netti is an abridged form of Antoinette.
  •  Viktoria - The odd girl name Viktoria is used primarily in Icelandic, English and Danish is originated from Latin, Viktoria means "Victory or Inspired By the Old-Roman Goddess of Victory"
  •  Karina - Preeminent Karina is used commonly in Gujarati and Swedish, Karina means "Innocent, Dear or Cute" and a gender insensitive name is originated from Old Greek and Latin

Middle names for Tena

Below are flying high and up to date middle names we think go particularly well with Tena:

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Famous people named Tena

  • Tena Štivičić, Croatian playwright and screenwriter
  • Tena Clark in Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment as Soundtrack
  • Tena Austin in Con Air as Make-Up Department
  • Tenaya Cleveland in Hollywood and Vine as Actress


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
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