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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 girl name Theresa.


Popularity

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 name popularity of the name Tessa for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tessa name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tessa and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Teresa, Tess, Tessa, Tessie and Theresa. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Teresa, Tess, Tessa, Tessie, Theresa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Teresa, Tess, Tessa, Theresa outside U.S.


Similar Names

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. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tessa.

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