Name Theresa

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Theresa

Theresa is a ♀ female name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Theresa

Theresa means “from the island Therassia”, “inhabitant of Thera“, but as well “huntress” (from ancient Greek “theraein” = 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

Theresa in the categories

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Name Statistic: Theresa is ranked #648 overall ↓ -19

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 135 ↑ 6
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 444 ↓ -23
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1208 ↑ 78
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 2897 ↓↓ -438
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2907 ↓↓ -183
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 3095 ↓↓ -1283
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 3690 ↑↑ 2402
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 4233 ↓↓ -260
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 4451 ↑↑ 449
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4482 ↓↓ -178
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 4487 ↓↓ -268
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4706 ↓↓ -369
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 4740 ↓↓ -1669
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4751 ↓↓ -513
  • 🇫🇷 France: 5039 ↑↑ 179
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 5075 ↓↓ -558
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 5527 ↓↓ -388
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 6513 ↓ -72
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7527 ↑↑ 873

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