Tena Name Meaning

Catalan: habitational name from any of the places called Tena or with Tena, or metonymic occupational name from Catalan tena ‘tent’, ‘booth’, ‘stall’ (Spanish tienda).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lena, Pena, Seda, Teng, Mena, Sens, Mina, Cea, Perna, Penka

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Tena Family Origin

Where is the Tena family from?

SHOW MORE

Tena Family Occupations

What did your Tena ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tena ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Day Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Works On Farm

    33%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, Day Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tena. The most common Tena occupation in the USA was Day Laborer. 33% of Tena's were Day Laborers. A less common occupation for the Tena family was Works On Farm.

Source: Census data for Tena | Data not to scale

Tena Historical Records

What Tena family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Tena ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Tena

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Tena Life Expectancy

What is the average Tena lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tena ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Tena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Tena in 1965 was 67, and 60 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tena

Famous Tena Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name