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Tate Origin and Meaning

The name Tate is a boy's name of English, Scandinavian, Norse origin meaning "cheerful".

A strong single-syllable surname with a joyful meaning, Tate is finding a place on more and more birth certificates.

Former Spice Girl Emma Bunton named her second son Tate Lee.

Tate also has a cultural vibe via the Tate and Tate Modern museums in London, named for philanthropist Henry Tate. Actor Tate Donovan is a prominent current bearer.

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Famous People Named Tate

  • Tate Buckley DonovanAmerican actor
  • Tate StevensAmerican singer
  • Tate ReevesAmerican politician
  • Tate BerneyAmerican teen actor
  • Tate James Rytky (b. 2005)son of actress Andrea Barber
  • Tate Christian Olsen (b. 2011)son of NFL player Greg Olsen
  • Tate Lee Jones (b. 2011)son of singer Emma Bunton

Tate in Pop Culture

  • Tate Langdoncharacter from the TV Show "American Horror Story"
  • Tate Shawson of Aidan on TV's "Sex and the City"
  • Tate Tatinmain character of French novel "L'histoire d'Alphonse Desjardins"
  • Tatecharacter in 2015 film "Baby Steps"
  • "Little Man Tate" 1991 movie about a child genius
  • Larry TateDarren Stevens' white,haired and non,PC boss on "Bewitched"
  • William Tate Jr.character in NBC's "Believe"

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