Theresa is a ♀ girl’s name.
Theresa is a name of Greek origin. Theresa probably originates from the Greek island Santorin, which was once called Thera or Thira, or from the neighbouring island Therassia or Thirassia.
Theresa 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 Theresa is “summer” (from ancient Greek “théros/θέρος”).
The name Theresa is ranked #648 overall.
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