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Gender Masculine & Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈtɛn.ə.sən/

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.