Miss Teen USA Names – Degen, Gentry, Tatewin, Yuranda

I had fun going through Miss Universe names the other day, so I decided to look at names from other pageants…starting with Miss Teen USA (est. 1983).

Some of the most interesting Miss Teen USA names were these:

  • Anastagia Pierre (Miss Florida 2004)
  • Bishara Dorre (Miss Wisconsin 2006)
  • Cameo DeCosta (Miss Hawaii 1992)
  • Canden Jackson (Miss Alabama 2007) [According to Pageant Update, her middle name is Bliss.]
  • Chartese Day (Miss Washington D.C. 1998)
  • Degen Kasper (Miss Alaska 2006)
  • Dondi Bowman (Miss Wyoming 1992)
  • Garianne Phillips (Miss South Carolina 1995)
  • Gentry Miller (Miss Kansas 2006)
  • Ginneene Barone (Miss West Virginia 2000)
  • Glovindria Burgess (Miss Washington D.C. 2002)
  • Jillayne Fossum (Miss South Dakota 1988)
  • Kjersti Parker (Miss Alaska 1999)
  • Khosi Roy (Miss Maryland 1999)
  • Kiki Morricall (Miss Colorado 1991)
  • Krystal Spurr (Miss Colorado 2001)
  • Lauriette Logan (Miss Nebraska 1993)
  • Lavinia Magruder (Miss Vermont 1996)
  • Magen Ellis (Miss Texas 2004)
  • Mai-Lis Kunholm (Miss Florida 1984)
  • Midori Thompson (Miss Georgia 1998)
  • Niambi Powell (Miss Maryland 2000)
  • Shalon Pecosky (Miss Colorado 1990)
  • Tatewin Means (Miss South Dakota 1996) [According to Pageant News Bureau, her name is pronounced ta-TAY-wee and means “wind woman” in Lakota. According to Indian Country Today, her full name is Tatuye Topa Najin Win Means.]
  • Tavia Shackles (Miss Missouri 1990)
  • Tye Felan (Miss Texas 2003)
  • Vail Cavalier (Miss Louisiana 1983)
  • Yuranda Harris (Miss Virginia 1990)

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