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Name Theresa

Meaning:maybe the hunteressTools:

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About the name Theresa in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, English
Diminutives:Terri, Terry, Tess, Tessa, Tessie, Tracy
Short forms:Teri
Saints:Theresa of Avila
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Teresa, Theres, Therese, Thérèse, Theresia, Shpresa, Teresia, Tereza     Details
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About Teresio/Theresa, the group of names with the same origin as Theresa

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
AustriaGraph2014 28,  2013 29,  2012 26,  2011 30,  2010 31,  2009 24,  2008 26,  2007 32,  2006 24,  2005 23,  2004 27,  1999 14
England+Wales decadesGraph1964 91,  1954 87
Germany/MunichGraph2015 13,  2014 16,  2013 14,  2012 122011 21,  2010 18,  2009 22,  2008 20,  2007 23,  2006 22,  2005 23,  2004 16,  2003 21,  2002 15,  2001 17
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 256,  1980-1989 134,  1970-1979 80,  1960-1969 42
USA prevalence 1990 72
USA yearlyGraph2010 936,  2009 949,  2008 832,  2007 769,  2006 717,  2005 636,  2004 669,  2003 566,  2002 514,  2001 462,  2000 418,  1999 399,  1998 365,  1997 334,  1996 318,  1995 292,  1994 263,  1993 242
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