What does Tessie mean?
Tessie /tes-sie/ as a name for girls is of Greek and English derivation, and the meaning of the name Tessie is "late summer". Tessie is a version, with the suffix -ie, of Teresa (Greek): popular transcription of Theresa. Tessie is also a derivative of Tessa (English).
Associated with: greek.
(female) Tasie, Tosie, ..
(male) Tessiero, Teste, ..
How popular is Tessie?
Tessie is a very popular first name for women (#1140 out of 4276, Top 27%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Tessie for girls. Tessie reached its top position of #341 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the history of the girl name Tessie and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Tessie are Tessa (#221 from current records), Teresa (#719), Tess (#1091), Theresa (#1126), Tressa, Tracie, Tesia, Terese, Teresia, Teri, Terri and Terrie. Other forms, like Teskia, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Tessie was widespread 54 years ago (median #876) and has become much diminished since (#1627, ▼93%), with versions such as Terri falling out of fashion. Tessa is the most chic baby name among these.
Tessie▼ is pronounced similarly to Tacie, Taisie, Tassa, Tassie, Tayzie, Tossa and Tossia. Other recommended names are Bessie▼, Betsie, Cassie▼, Chessie, Cissie, Essie▼, Gussie▼, Hepsie, Issie, Jesse▼, Jessi, Jessia, Jessie▼, Jessye, Kassie, Kelsie▼, Kessie, Kissie, Lassie, Leslie▼, Lissie, Lyssie, Missie, Nelsie, Nessia, Nessie, Sessile, Sissie, Taisia, Taisse, Tashi, Tashia, Tashie, Tasia, Teddie, Teenie, Teisha, Terie, Tessica, Tessla, Toosje, Toshia, Toshie, Tosia, Toskia and Weslie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tessie.