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Gender: F Meaning of Tenzin: "protector of Dharma" Origin of Tenzin: Tibetan

Tenzin is a name with special significance for Buddhists, being the first name of the Dalai Lama; it was chosen for his daughter by the late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch.

Famous People Named Tenzin

Tenzin Gyatso, religious name of the 14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Tsundue, Tibetan poet and activist
(Jetsunma) Tenzin Palmo, Tibetan Buddhist nun
Tenzin Losel Yauch (b. 1998), daughter of rapper Adam Yauch of The Beastie Boys
Tenzin Lasek (b. 2008), daughter of American pro skateboarder Bucky Lasek

Pop Culture References for the name Tenzin

Tenzin, son of Aang and Katara on animated series "The Legend of Korra"