Name Thera Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Thera


Thera is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Thera?

Thera is a diminutive of the name Theresia. The name probably originates from the Greek island Santorin, which was once called Thera or Thira, or from the neighbouring island Therassia or Thirassia.

What does the name Thera mean?

Thera 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 Thera is “summer” (from ancient Greek “théros/θέρος”).

Pronunciation of Thera

Popularity of the name Thera

The name Thera is ranked #8887 overall.

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