Tennyson: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Tennyson

Tennyson

Pronunciation: TEH-ni-sən (key)

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The name of the famous Victorian poet would make a novel choice for the son of a Dennis. Original and poetic choice, this English surname means 'son of Tenney', which was a medieval diminutive form of Dennis.

The boy's name Tennyson \t(e)-nny-son\ is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Tennyson is "son of Dennis". Used by 19th-century parents in homage to British Poet Layreate Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

Tennyson has 1 variant form: Tenny.

For more information, see also the related name Dennison.

Baby names that sound like Tennyson are Dennyson, Denison, Tyson and Tanson.
Dennison, Tenison, Tenney, Tenneyson, Tennie, Tennis, Tennison, Tenny, Tenson

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Tenners, Ten, Tenny, Sonny, Tennys, Teddy

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English Meaning, son of Dennis
Greek - God of Wine; mountain of Zeus

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People

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-92), English poet. "Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all."

Russell Crowe's Son, Tennyson Spencer Crowe
Baron Tennyson, the barony itself
Emily Tennyson, Baroness Tennyson, wife of Alfred Tennyson
Charles Tennyson Turner, brother of Alfred Tennyson
Frederick Tennyson, brother of Alfred Tennyson
Emilia Tennyson, sister of Alfred Tennyson
Charles Tennyson d'Eyncourt, uncle of Alfred Tennyson
Edwin Tennyson d'Eyncourt, cousin of Alfred Tennyson
Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, Governor-General of Australia
Lionel Tennyson, 3rd Baron Tennyson, English cricketer
Harold Tennyson, 4th Baron Tennyson
Mark Tennyson, 5th Baron Tennyson
David Tennyson, 6th Baron Tennyson
Nick Tennyson, former mayor of Durham, North Carolina
Pen Tennyson, British film director
Tennyson Guyer, member of the United States House of Representatives

Places

Australia:
Tennyson, Queensland
Tennyson railway station, Brisbane
Tennyson, New South Wales
Tennyson, South Australia
Tennyson Point, New South Wales

New Zealand:
Tennyson Inlet

United Kingdom:
Tennyson Down

United States of America:
Tennyson, Indiana
Tennyson, Texas
Tennyson, Wisconsin

Ships
SS Tennyson

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Tennyson, by Lesley M. M. Blume, children's book about a girl named Tennyson Fontaine and her sister Hattie

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