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What does Tessy mean?

Tessy Pronunciation of Tessy [tessy] as a girls' name has its roots in Greek and English, and the meaning of Tessy is "late summer". Tessy is an alternate form of Teresa (Greek): popular variation of Theresa. Tessy is also a variant of Tessa (English).

Associated with: greek.


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

22 more alternative forms via Teresa, Tessa, Theresa: Resi, Techa, Tera, Terasa, Terese, Teressa, Teresse, Terez, Teri, Terri, Terry, Terrya, Tersa, Tersia, Terza, Tesia, Teskia, Tess, Tracy, Treesa, Tresa and Tressa.

Creative forms:
(female) Tasy, Tesy, ..

(male) Tesby, Tesny, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tessy Livia (T.L.), ..

How popular is Tessy?

Tessy is an unusual given name for women. Tessy is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Tessy (outside Top 2000) are Tera, Teresa (#665 the previous year), Terese, Teressa, Teri, Terri, Terry, Tesia, Tess (#1120), Tessa (#209), Tessie, Theresa (#1193), Tracy, Tresa and Tressa. Other forms, like Teskia, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Tessy was at its peak in the 1960s (usage of 2.36%) and has become significantly diminished since (usage 0.14%, down 94.2%). Teresa has historically been the top pick of parents, though Tessa has gained in popularity over time, while forms like Teresa have become less popular. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tera, Teresa, Terese, Teressa, Teri in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tessie, Theresa, Tracy, Tresa, Tressa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tessy is pronounced similarly to Tacey, Tacy, Taisa, Tasa, Tasiya, Tassa, Tassie, Tasya, Tisa, Tosiya, Tossa and Tossia. Other recommended names are Bessy, Betsy, Cassy, Chessy, Cissy, Cressy, Essy, Hepsy, Issy, Jessy, Kassy, Kelsy, Kessy, Lesy, Lissy, Missy, Nelsy, Nessy, Sessy, Sissy, Tansy, Tesla, Tessla and Tetty. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tessy.