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Gender: Female Meaning of Tenley: "burnt clearing" Origin of Tenley: English Tenley's Popularity in 2017: #746

The name Tenley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "burnt clearing". Tenley is ranked #746 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Alternatives to Bailey and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".

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This name is currently best known on The Bachelorette's Tenley Molzahn. In the 1950s, it was attached to the Olympic figure skating champion Tenley Albright, and Jessica Biel played a Tenley in the movie Summer Catch. For our part, even with its trendy "ley" ending we think there are far better options.

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Famous People Named Tenley

Tenley Emma Albright, American Olympic. figure skater
Tenley Molzahn, American reality TV personality ("The Bachelor")
Tenley Reynolds (b. 2014), daughter of NFL player Chase Reynolds
Tenley Rose LeVasseur, daughter of reality TV personality Derrick LeVasseur of "Big Brother 16"

Pop Culture References for the name Tenley

Tenley Parrish, from the movie "Summer Catch"
Tenley Lockwood, from Gena Showalter's "Everlife" series