Tenzin

Tenzin - A very unique female name



  Feb 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tenzin, meaning protector of Dharma, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1998 on position #3795. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tenzin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tenzin? 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 Tenzin. The baby girl name Tenzin was given to 32 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2456 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 44,164 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tenzin peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 2130.



Famous with this name

Tenzin Dhargye
Tenzin Jigme
Tenzin Gyurme


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Rating: 3/5 (8 people)


Tenzin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tenzin is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #575 - and is the least popular in New York at position #575.

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 Tenzin is where you live.


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Tenzin origin and meaning

Tenzin is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means protector of Dharma. To see famous people named Tenzin, pop culture references for the name Tenzin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tenzin

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

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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
20122456
20112130
20102812
20092266
20082341
20073015
20062962
20052748
20043249
20032427
20023713
20013887
20002812
19992938
19983795

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York575

Even more about Tenzin


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 Tenzin 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tenzin?

2 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
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Tenzin
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 44,164
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1998
2012 births +32

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