Name Tendai Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Tendai


Tendai is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Tendai thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Tendai

Tendai is a short form of the names Tendaishe and Tendayishe. It is a Shona name for boys and girls. Shona is a Bantu language spoken in Zimbabwe.

What is the meaning of the name Tendai?

Tendai means “give thanks to God” or “be thankful (to God)” (from Shona “tenda” = be thankful/thank).

Pronunciation of Tendai

Popularity of the name Tendai

The name Tendai is ranked #12091 overall.

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