The ship was named after Tecumseh (1768-1813), a member of the Shawnee indigenous ethnic group in North America during Earth's 18th and 19th centuries. He was a chief, warrior, diplomat and orator who promoted resistance to the expansion of the United States onto Native American lands.
|USS Cyane - USS Reprisal - USS Saratoga - USS Savannah - USS Tecumseh - USS Yeager|
|Starships named Tecumseh|
|USS Tecumseh (NCC-1547) - USS Tecumseh (NCC-1893) - USS Tecumseh (NCC-14934)|