Teresa

Name Teresa – origin and meaning

Teresa is a female name.

Origin of Teresa

Teresa is a Greek name. The name has its origin probably from the Greek island Santorin, which was once called Thera or Thira, or from the neighbouring island Therassia or Thirassia.

Meaning of Teresa

Teresa means “from the island Therassia”, but probably also “the huntress” (from Greek “theraein” = to hunt or “ther” = the huntable animal). Another meaning is “summer” (from Greek “theros”).

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