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Tessa meaning and name origin

Tessa \t(es)-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced TESS-ah. It is of English origin. Diminutive of Teresa. Also possibly (Greek) "fourth child". Thomas Hardy's wrote a famous novel "Tess of the d'Ubervilles".

Tessa has 5 variant forms: Tess, Tessia, Tessie, Tessy and Teza.

For more information, see also the related name Theresa.

Tessa is also pronounced similarly to Taisa, Tasa, Tassa, Tasya, Tesa, Tessey, Tessi, Tisa, Tossa and Tossia. Other suggested similar baby names are Dessa, Jessa, Nessa, Tasha, Tasia, Tasja, Taska, Techa, Teisha, Tersa, Tesia, Teskia, Tesla, Tessla, Tiesha, Tisha, Tosca, Tosha, Tosia, Tressa and Tyesha.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Tessa.


Popularity of Tessa

Tessa is a very popular first name for females (#885 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Tessa name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Tessa with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Tessa name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Tessa outside U.S.

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