Meaning and name origin
Tessie \t(es)-sie\ as a girl's name is of Greek and English origin, and the meaning of Tessie is "late summer". Tessie is a variant of Teresa (Greek): popular variant of Theresa. Also a variant of Tessa (English): diminutive of Teresa.
Tessie is a very popular first name for females (#1140 out of 4276, Top 27%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tessie for girls. Tessie reached its highest rank of #315 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tessie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tessa (#221), Teresa (#719), Theresa and Tessie. (2014 statistics).
Tessie▼ is also pronounced similarly to Taisie, Tassie and Tossia. Other suggested similar baby names are Bessie▼, Jessie▼, Kessie, Nessie, Tashie, Tesia, Teskia, Tess▼ and Toshie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tessie.