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Tennessee Meaning


What does Tennessee mean?

The name Tennessee is of Native American Cherokee origin.

The meaning of Tennessee is "place name".

Tennessee is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Te-nne-ssee.

The Given Name Tennessee

Tennessee is an enchanting and memorable name.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Tennessee is also great as a middle name.

Tennessee falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Tennessee Williams.

Tennessee Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 4,059 in baby name popularity for boys with 26 occurrences. It ranked 4,618 in baby name popularity for girls with 30 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,866 in baby name popularity for boys with 28 occurrences. It ranked 4,454 in baby name popularity for girls with 32 occurrences.

Want to see how Tennessee sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Tennessee Name Popularity Page.

Tennessee Related Names

Famous Tennessees

  • Tennessee Williams ~ Writer

Tennessee Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Tennessee.

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Tennessee Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Tennessee in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Tennessee.

Just for fun, see the name Tennessee in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Tennessee in Nautical Flags page.