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What does Tera mean?

Tera Pronunciation of Tera [tera] as a name for girls is a Latin and Greek name, and the name Tera means "earth; late summer". Tera is an alternate form of Terra (Latin). Mythology: the Roman earth goddess. Tera is also a variation of Theresa (Greek).

Associated with: greek, earth.


Tera has 8 variants: Terah, Teri, Terrah, Terri, Terry, Terrya, Tiera and Tierra.

26 more relations via Terra, Theresa: Resi, Rezi, Rezka, Taresa, Terasa, Teresa, Terese, Teresia, Teressa, Tereza, Terezsa, Terresa, Tersa, Tersina, Tersita, Terza, Tess, Tessa, Tessi, Tessy, Tracy, Treesa, Tresa, Tressa, Treza and Zita.

Creative forms:
(female) Teta, Thera, ..

(male) Tere, Teta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tera Izzabella (T.I.), ..

How popular is Tera?

Tera is a very prominent first name for females (#1141 out of 4276, Top 27%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tera entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #519 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tera name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tera outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Tessa (#209 in recent rankings), Teresa (#665), Tess (#1120), Theresa (#1193), Tiera, Tierra, Tresa, Zita, Tressa, Tracy, Terry, Teressa, Teresia, Terese, Teri, Terra, Terri and Terresa are the popular alternative forms of Tera appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Tersa, are uncommon. These relations of Tera were popular as baby names 55 years ago (usage of 2.4%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.1%, 94.2%), with forms such as Terra going out of style. Tessa is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tera, Teresa, Terese, Teresia, Teressa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Teri, Terra, Terresa, Terri, Terry in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tess, Tessa, Theresa, Tiera, Tierra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tracy, Tresa, Tressa, Zita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tessa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tera is alike in pronunciation to Tara, Tarah, Taura, Teara, Terea, Teree, Terree, Terrey, Terrie, Terrye, Tiara, Tiarah, Tiarra, Tierria, Tora, Torey, Tori, Toria, Torie, Torri, Torry, Tory, Tyra, Tyree and Tyria. Other recommended names are Ara, Bara, Bera, Cedra, Cera, Fara, Hera, Idra, Kara, Keara, Keira, Kera, Kerra, Kira, Kora, Lara, Lira, Lora, Mera, Mira, Myra, Nera, Nura, Pera, Petra, Piera, Sara, Sera, Tamra, Taran, Tea, Tedra, Teeta, Teil, Tekla, Telka, Tena, Terica, Tesa, Teyna, Teza, Thora, Thyra, Tiersa, Tina, Trea, Treia, Treya, Tru and Vera. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tera.

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