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The first name 

Tehya is a first name for girls.

When two girls called Tehya meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Tehya is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 girls have been named Tehya. In the SmartGenius ranking, Tehya is #3,937 on the list of most common girls names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Tehya.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Tehya -
at home in half of America

The odds of living in the same state as someone with the first name Tehya are about the same as betting on heads or tails in a coin toss. This girl’s name is quite popular, but not equally so throughout the entire USA. You can meet girls and women with the name Tehya in 24 states – that is about every second of all 50 states in the USA, for example in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida or Georgia. In relation to the number of residents, the most women and girls with the first name Tehya live in Hawaii – here, one in 12,545 bears this beautiful name. In comparison, if we look at all living women and girls in the whole country, only one in 205,216 will turn around if you call her first name Tehya.

Tehya has 5 letters 
and begins with a T

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter T is a quite popular first letter for girls' names. Because: 6.3% of all common girls’ names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for girls’ names are A, S and M.

With five letters, the name Tehya is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

With 6.3% of all girls' names that begin with a T, this first letter is thus much more common than all 26 letters on average - and the most popular one of all the girls’ names starting with T is Teresa.

Other names with 
T, e, h, y and a

If you take all the letters in the name Tehya – T, e, h, y and a – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Teyah or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Tehya

If your name is Tehya and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Tehya

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Tehya, you can simply say:






This is how the name Tehya is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Tehya in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Tehya

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Tehya is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Tehya

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Tehya sounds like this: