What does Tessie mean?
Tessie \t(es)-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 derivative of Teresa (Greek): popular variant of Theresa. Tessie is also a derivative of Tessa (English).
Tessie▼ has 39 more different forms via Teresa, Tessa, Theresa: Resi, Rezi, Techa, Tera▼, Terasa, Terasina, Terasita, Terese▼, Teresia, Teresina, Teresita, Tereska, Teressa▼, Teresse, Terez, Tereza, Terezia, Teri▼, Terosina, Terresia, Terri▼, Terrie▼, Terry▼, Terrya, Tersa, Tersia, Tersina, Tersita, Teruska, Terza, Tesia, Teskia, Tess▼, Therese▼, Tracie▼, Treesa, Tresa, Trescha and Tressa▼.
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. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Tessie for girls. Tessie reached its top position of #315 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Tessie and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Tessie are Tessa (#221 the previous year), Teresa (#719), Theresa, Therese, Tracie, Tressa, Tresa, Tess, Terry, Teresita, Terese, Teressa, Teri, Terrie, Terri and Tera. Usage of these girl names was at its apex during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4352%) and has become much less since (usage 0.0624%, down 85.7%), with versions such as Tess, Teresa, Theresa, Teri and Terrie falling out of fashion. Tessa (#221) is the most chic baby name among these. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Tessie▼ is pronounced similarly to Taisie, Tassie and Tossia. Other recommended similar baby names are Bessie▼, Jessie▼, Kessie, Nessie, Tashie and Toshie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tessie.