What does the baby name Tebogo mean? Learn about what Tebogo means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Tebogo - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Tebogo
T-E-B-O-G-O, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Tebogo
teh BO go
Meaning of Tebogo
We are thankful.
Origin of Tebogo
The name 'Tebogo' originates from the Setswana language, which is spoken primarily in Botswana and South Africa. Setswana is a Bantu language, and 'Tebogo' is a common name given to boys in these regions.
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Popularity of Tebogo
'Tebogo' is a popular name in Setswana-speaking communities. It has been consistently used for many years and continues to be a preferred choice among parents. However, its popularity is primarily limited to the regions where Setswana is spoken.
Tebogo currently has 1 like, and is in the top 14% of liked boy's names. The name Issa is slightly more popular than Tebogo.

Etymology of Tebogo

The name 'Tebogo' does not have a specific literal meaning in Setswana. It is often used as a unisex name, meaning it can be given to both boys and girls. It is believed to carry a sense of gratitude and appreciation, symbolizing the parents' thankfulness for the child's birth.

Cultural Significance of Tebogo

In Setswana culture, names hold significant cultural value. They often reflect the aspirations, values, and beliefs of the community. 'Tebogo' is seen as a name that expresses gratitude and appreciation for the child's existence. It is also considered a name that brings blessings and good fortune to the child's life.