Tate

Tate - A very unique male name



  Nov 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tate, meaning cheerful, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1960 on position #1762. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tate and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tate? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Tate. The baby boy name Tate was given to 734 baby boys in 2012, ranking #384 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,236 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tate peaked in popularity 14 years ago in 2005 on position 381.



Famous with this name

Tate Ellington
Tate Taylor
Larenz Tate


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Tate is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tate is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #56 - and is the least popular in Maryland at position #819.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Tate is where you live.


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Tate origin and meaning

Tate is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means cheerful. To see famous people named Tate, pop culture references for the name Tate and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tate

We've found the following names that sound similar to Tate, sorted by popularity.

Todd / Ted / Ty / Teddy / Tod / Thad / Theo / Tad / Tye / Tito /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012384
2011393
2010395
2009433
2008431
2007407
2006410
2005381
2004390
2003399
2002448
2001429
2000434
1999458
1998512
1997550
1996580
1995694
1994637
1993690
1992692
19911082
19901270
19891674
19881452
19871475
19861390
19852135
19831921
19811535
19802465
19791656
19781019
19771132
19761221
19751096
19742081
19731129
1972901
1971808
19701589
19691839
19681761
19671388
19641401
19631536
19611783
19601762

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota56
Iowa74
Utah87
Nebraska158
Idaho166
North Dakota180
Minnesota192
Oklahoma238
Missouri246
Montana249
Arkansas282
Louisiana312
Washington320
Indiana328
Kansas361
Arizona367
Wisconsin378
Oregon383
Ohio396
Mississippi402
Kentucky404
Michigan405
Massachusetts408
Colorado408
Texas433
Georgia435
Connecticut459
Tennessee462
North Carolina506
Illinois567
South Carolina618
Virginia626
New York654
Florida668
California673
Alabama676
Pennsylvania776
Maryland819

Even more about Tate


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Tate a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tate?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2005
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Tate
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,236
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1960
2012 births +734

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