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What does Teresse mean?

Teresse Pronunciation of Teresse [ter-esse] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and Teresse means "late summer". Teresse is an alternate form of Teresa (Greek): popular version of Theresa.

Associated with: greek.


Teresse has 2 variants: Terese and Terez.

18 more alternative forms via Teresa: Terasa, Teresia, Teresina, Teresita, Tereska, Teressa, Tereza, Terezia, Terrie, Tersa, Tersia, Teruska, Tess, Tessa, Tessie, Tessy, Tresa and Tressa.

Creative forms:
(female) Teressi, Tersi, ..

(male) Tereson, Teresto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Teresse Rachael (T.R.), ..

How popular is Teresse?

Teresse is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Teresse is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Teresse (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Teresa (#665 via latest list), Terese, Teresia, Teresita, Teressa, Terrie, Tess (#1120), Tessa (#209), Tessie, Tresa and Tressa. Other variants, like Terezia, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Teresse was well-received in the 1960s (adoption of 0.95%) and is now significantly reduced (adoption 0.13%, down 86.5%). Teresa has been the recurring favorite, although Tessa seems to be gaining popularity too, while forms such as Terrie have become less contemporary. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terrie, Tess, Tessa, Tessie, Tresa, Tressa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Teresse is pronounced similarly to Therese. Other recommended names are Aeress, Agnesse, Belisse, Berenise, Bernise, Caresse, Carisse, Celesse, Cerese, Cerise, Cerisse, Chereese, Cherese, Cheresse, Cherisse, Clerisse, Clerysse, Dareese, Denese, Denisse, Eliesse, Ellesse, Felysse, Janesse, Jeressa, Jesse, Karisse, Leese, Marisse, Melisse, Reese, Sarese, Shereese, Sherese, Taisse, Taree, Taresa, Teenie, Temiss (see Themis), Tempeste, Tenesha, Teree, Tereena, Tereigh, Terell, Terella, Terelyn, Terena, Terenia, Terenne, Terezsa, Terie, Terree, Terrene, Terresa, Terresia, Terrye, Tersha, Tessey, Tessi, Theresa, Theressa, Treasa, Treasey (see Tracy), Treesa, Tresor, Trissa, Turkessa, Tyree, Tyrene, Vanesse, Venesse, Vernise and Vonesse. These names tend to be more commonly used than Teresse.

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