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Name Tessa

Meaning:maybe the hunteressTools:

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About the name Tessa in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Theresa
US 2015 rank:#209     ... 207:Charlie, 208:Stephanie, 209:Tessa, 210:Makenzie, 211:Ana ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Hessa, Jessa, Tess, Tessy, Alessa, Anessa, Bessy, Elsa, Esma, Esra     Details
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About Teresio/Theresa, the group of names with the same origin as Tessa

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
Canada/British Columbia 2015 100
France 2002 274
NetherlandsGraph2015 66,  2014 66,  2013 40,  2012 58,  2011 53,  2010 37,  2009 33,  2008 30,  2001 20
New ZealandGraph2010 95,  2009 822008 83
Switzerland 1997 636
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 2391980-1989 378
USA yearlyGraph2015 209,  2014 221,  2013 241,  2012 234,  2011 228,  2010 220,  2009 207,  2008 203,  2007 1902006 251,  2005 269,  2004 276,  2003 280,  2002 294,  2001 301,  2000 266,  1999 251,  1998 224,  1997 218,  1996 226,  1995 253,  1994 241,  1993 218
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