Tenzin name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Usage: Hindi
Meaning: Protector of Dharma
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What does Tenzin mean?

Tenzin means Protector of Dharma is used as a gender-neutral name is notably used in Hindi.

How popular is the name Tenzin?

Tenzin is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1992 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 2014, it ranked 1760th when 86 boy were named Tenzin.

Over 2134 people have been named Tenzin in United States. Tenzin is a unique baby name in France, it has been in use since 2001 and was able to reach the top 2000 names.

Recently in 2018, it ranked 1291st when 27 boys were named Tenzin. Over 195 babies in France have been named Tenzin. Also, in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 171 on girl names chart when 46 babies were named Tenzin. Over 620 babies in Switzerland have been named Tenzin.

Tenzin is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 22 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 3000.

There are over 103 babies that have been given the name Tenzin in England and Wales. During its 22 years of usage in Belgium, it had made up to just the top 500 boy names.

There are over 330 babies that have been given the name Tenzin in Belgium. But Tenzin is a popular baby name in Bhutan where every 1 in 100 have the name.

At least, 10000 people globally have carried Tenzin as their given name according to our evaluation.

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


Numerological aspects of Tenzin

You can't stand fake people with low IQ who gossip and do small talks on a daily basis because they have nothing smart to say. You believe in yourself because it's the secret to achieving your aspirations and realize your life goals. Your past is the reason why you've turned into this amazing, kind-hearted person. You want to inspire people to do more in life and thrive to accomplish more. Don't forget to emind yourself of your life success, when facing hard times.

Other names similar to Tenzin, for name hunters

  •  Manjubarkavi is used in Hindi, Manjubarkavi means "A Bunch" is given to girls
  •  Koshna - The girl name Koshna is used mostly in Hindi language, Koshna means "Active"
  •  Sattva dominantly is used in Hindi is a boy name, meaning of Sattva is "Courage, Reality or Life"
  •  Nihaarikaa - Girl name Nihaarikaa means "One Having Beautiful Eyes" is dominantly used in Hindi
  •  Sapanaa - Girl name Sapanaa means "Dusky" is used commonly in Hindi

Famous people named Tenzin

  • Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist leader from Garze, Sichuan
  • Tenzin Palmo, bhikṣuṇī
  • Tenzin Choedrak, Senior Personal Physician to the Dalai Lama
  • Tenzin Ösel Hita, Tibetan Buddhist 'tulku' and an aspiring filmmaker
  • Tenzing Dalha in Margarita, with a Straw as Actor
  • Tenzing Norgay in The Conquest of Everest as
  • Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong in Kundun as Actor
  • Tenzing Norgay Trainor in Twin-a-Rooney as Actor
  • Tenzin Chogyal acted in movie Scream of the Ants
  • Tenzin Jigme, from 2005 adventure and drama flick Dreaming Lhasa, who characterized Jigme.

  • Boys names beginning with T
  • Girls names beginning with T
  • Hindi Baby Names
  • Indian Baby Names
  • Baby Names that mean Protector


  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. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
  4. Sociale Verzekeringsbank, https://statbel.fgov.be/en/themes/population/family-names-and-first-names/first-names-boys-and-girls
  5. Office fédéral de la statistique, https://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/fr/home/statistiques/population/naissances-deces/prenoms-nouveaux-nes.html
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