Tennessen Family History
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Tennessen Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized spelling of Norwegian Tønnessen (see Tonnessen), or possibly of German Thönissen, a patronymic from a short form of the personal name Antonius (see Anthony), or a respelling of English Tennison.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Tonnessen, Tonnesen, Teunissen, Jenness, Tennell, Nellessen