What does Therese mean?
Associated with: greek.
Therese▼ has 1 variant: Terese.Creative forms:
(female) Thersi, Thersy, ..
(male) Therghe, Theris, .. Middle name pairings:
Therese Daniela (T.D.), ..
How popular is Therese?
Therese is a very popular first name for women (#569 out of 4276, Top 13%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Therese reached its top position of #285 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Teresa (#665 in recent rankings), Theresa (#1193), Theressa, Tresa, Terresa, Terese, Teresia and Teressa are the popular alternative forms of Therese appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Terasa, are seldom used. These forms of Therese reached the apex of their popularity in the 1960s (median #876) and have become significantly less popular since, with versions like Theresa becoming somewhat outmoded.
Therese▼ is pronounced similarly to Teresse and Terez. Other recommended names are Cerese, Charese, Chelese, Cherece, Cheree, Chereese, Cherene, Cheresa, Cherese, Cheresse, Cheriese, Cherise, Cheryse, Sherece, Sheree▼, Shereese, Sheresa, Sherese, Sherise, Teree, Tereska, Therena, Thersa, Thirsa, Thursa and Tiersa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Therese.See names in meaning and etymology.