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Teresa Meaning


What does Teresa mean?

The name Teresa is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Teresa is "harvester, reaper".

Teresa is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Te-re-sa.

The Given Name Teresa

Fearless and delightful, it is a name considered by many parents.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A luminous name that will be appealing to parents.

Teresa falls into the season name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Teresa Bracco, and Teresa Edwards.

Teresa Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 798 in baby name popularity for girls with 341 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 722 in baby name popularity for girls with 396 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Teresa Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Teresa has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Teresa to other names.

Teresa Related Names

The names Maite, Terese, Tereza, Terezia, Theresa are all forms of Teresa.

Teresa has the diminutives (nicknames) Tere, Teresinha, Terezinha.

Famous Teresas

  • Teresa Benedicta of the Cross ~ Saint
  • Teresa Bracco ~ Saint
  • Teresa Edwards ~ Basketball Player
  • Teresa Eustochio Verzeri ~ Saint
  • Teresa Grillo Michel ~ Saint
  • Teresa Kim ~ Saint
  • Teresa Kim Im i ~ Saint
  • Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart ~ Saint
  • Teresa of avila ~ Saint
  • Teresa of Calcutta ~ Saint, Nobel Prize for Peace 1979
  • Teresa of Jesus Jornet e Ibars ~ Saint
  • Teresa of Portugal ~ Saint
  • Teresa of the Andes ~ Saint
  • Teresa Palmer ~ Actress
  • Teresa Wright ~ Actress

Teresa Numerology

What will your new littleTeresa be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Teresa are often cooperative and pretty but most of all they are read more >>

Teresa Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Teresa in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Teresa.

Just for fun, see the name Teresa in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Teresa in Nautical Flags page.