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What does Tessie mean?

Tessie Pronunciation of Tessie [tessie] 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 of Teresa (Greek): popular transcription of Theresa. Tessie is also a derivative of Tessa (English).

Associated with: greek.


Tessie has 6 variants: Tesa, Tessey, Tessi, Tessia, Tessy and Teza.

16 more different relations via Teresa, Tessa, Theresa: Resi, Terese, Teresia, Teresse, Teri, Terri, Terrie, Tersa, Tersia, Tersina, Tersita, Tesia, Teskia, Tess, Tracie and Tressa.

Creative forms:
(female) Tasie, ..

(male) Tesle, Teste, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tessie Rosa (T.R.), ..

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)

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, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tessie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Tessie are Tessa (#209 from current records), Teresa (#665), Tess (#1120), Theresa (#1193), Tressa, Tracie, Tesia, Terese, Teresia, Teri, Terri and Terrie. Other forms, like Teskia, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Tessie was widespread 55 years ago (median #876) and has become much diminished since (#1629, 92%), with versions such as Terri falling out of fashion. Tessa is the most chic baby name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tessie, Teresa, Terese, Teresia, Teri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terri, Terrie, Tesia, Tess, Tessa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Theresa, Tracie, Tressa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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