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Name Tess

Meaning:maybe the hunteressTools:

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About the name Tess in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Diminutives:Tessy
Is diminutive of:Theresa
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Jess, Tessa, Tessy     Details
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About Teresio/Theresa, the group of names with the same origin as Tess

Meaning/translation:maybe the hunteress
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, female:origin not known for sure, maybe from Greek ther (game, animal to be hunted) and thus with a meaning hunteress
 Therasia is the name of a small island beside Thera (today Santorin)
 thus the name sometimes is said to mean woman from Therasia
Words:ther = the animal, the game (in the sense of animal for hunt)  Old Greek
Topics:Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:1:Tess Netherlands 2013,  1:Tereza Czechia 2010,  11:Teresa Poland 2012,  11:Tracy England+Wales 1964,  12:Theresa Munich 2012,  12:Terezinha Brazil 2013,  20:Tessa Netherlands 2001,  30:Therese Sweden 2014,  64:Terri USA 1960-1969,  140:Terry USA 1960-1969
Name variants:Resi, Teresa, Teresia, Tereza, Terezinha, Teri, Terri, Terry, Tess, Tessa, Tessie, Tessy, Theres, Theresa, Therese, Thérèse, Theresia, Tracy, Teresio   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
BelgiumGraph2015 79,  2013 672012 80,  2011 79,  2010 76,  2009 78,  2008 83,  2007 92
France 2002 217
NetherlandsGraph2015 7,  2014 5,  2013 12012 10,  2011 14,  2010 13,  2009 11,  2008 19
USA decades 1990-1999 621
USA yearlyGraph2013 995,  2012 993,  2011 924,  2010 809,  2009 830,  2008 865,  2007 891,  2006 728,  2005 612,  2004 642,  2003 562,  2002 613,  2001 641,  2000 548,  1999 573,  1998 572,  1997 530,  1996 566,  1995 547,  1994 522,  1993 480
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