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


Theresa is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Theresa?

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.

What does the name Theresa mean?

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”).

Pronunciation of Theresa

Variants of the name Theresa

Teresa Tereza

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Popularity of the name Theresa

The name Theresa is ranked #587 overall.

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