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Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. TEHN-ənt(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

The Strathclyde-Briton people of ancient Scotland were the first to use the name Tennant. It is a name for someone who works as a tenant farmer. The name was applied to those who paid for the rent on their land through working the fields and donating a percentage of the take to the landlord. Tenant
Added 12/23/2018 by anonymous
Edited 8/23/2023 by StingyKingPro and SeaHorse15