Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. TEHN-ə-sən  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From an English surname that meant "son of Tenney", Tenney being a medieval form of Denis. A notable bearer of the surname was the British poet Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892), commonly called Lord Tennyson after he became a baron in 1884.

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Entry updated January 21, 2022