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What does Tertia mean?

Tertia Pronunciation of Tertia [ter-tia] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Tertia is "third". Unusual number name (see Prima and Secunda). Octavia, which means "eighth", is more popular.


Tertia has 3 variants: Tercia, Tersha and Tersia.

1 more different relation via Octavia, Prima: Tavia.

Creative forms:
(female) Terta, ..

(male) Terti, Tertil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tertia Laiyah (T.L.), ..

How popular is Tertia?

Tertia is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Tertia is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Tertia (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Octavia (#1364 in recent rankings) and Tavia. These relations of Tertia were popular as baby names during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.02%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.01%, 66%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Octavia, Tavia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tertia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Artia, Berta, Bertha, Berti, Bertie, Bertina, Bertita (see Bertha), Betia, Ceria, Cerria, Gerta, Gertie, Gertina, Hermia, Herta, Hertha, Hestia, Kerria, Martia, Mercia, Mertis, Myrtia, Netia, Nettia, Persia, Portia, Tarnia, Tatia, Teeta, Tera, Terasa, Terea, Terena, Terenia, Teresa, Teresia, Tereza, Terezia, Teri, Terica, Terie, Terika, Terin, Terina, Terra, Terri, Terrie, Terrin, Terrina, Terrya (see Theresa), Tersa, Tersina (see Theresa), Tersita, Teryna (see Terena), Terza, Tesia, Teskia, Tessia, Thermia, Thordia, Tierria, Toria, Treia, Truda and Tyria. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tertia.