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What does Tersita mean?

Tersita Pronunciation of Tersita [ter-si-ta] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and Tersita means "late summer". Tersita is an alternate form of Theresa (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


23 relations via Theresa: Tera, Terasa, Teresa, Teresia, Teresina, Teresita, Teressa, Tereza, Terezsa, Teri, Terresa, Terresia, Terri, Terrosina, Terrya, Tersa, Tersina, Terza, Tessa, Tessi, Tessie, Theresina and Theresita.

Creative forms:
(female) Tersiti, Tesita, ..

(male) Tersile, Tersito, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tersita Campbell (T.C.), ..

How popular is Tersita?

Tersita is a rare given name for females. Tersita is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Tera, Teresa (#665 from recent data), Teresia, Teresita, Teressa, Teri, Terresa, Terri, Tessa (#209), Tessie and Theresa (#1193) are the popular related forms of Tersita (not ranked). Other variants, like Terresia, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Tersita was at its most widespread during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 1.7%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1%, 92.7%), with versions such as Tessie becoming less fashionable. Tessa is the most contemporarily stylish birth name here. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Teri, Terresa, Terri, Tessa, Tessie, Theresa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bernita, Bertita (see Bertha), Cerrita, Hersila (see Ersilia), Marsita, Perdita, Perita, Perlita, Persia, Serita, Terasina, Terasita, Tercia, Terezita, Terica, Terika, Terina, Terosina, Terrina, Tersha, Tersia, Tertia, Tesia, Tessia, Tessica, Trista, Trysta, Verita and Vernita. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tersita.

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