Teresa is a ♀ girl’s name.
Teresa is a name of Greek origin. Teresa probably originates from the Greek island Santorin, which was once called Thera or Thira, or from the neighbouring island Therassia or Thirassia.
Teresa means “from the island Therassia”, “inhabitant of Thera“, but as well “huntress” (from ancient Greek “thēráō/θηράω” = to hunt or “thēríon/θηρίον” = huntable/wild animal) or “harvester” (from ancient Greek “therizo” = to harvest). Another meaning of Teresa is “summer” (from ancient Greek “théros/θέρος”).
The name Teresa is ranked #1090 overall.
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