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Therese

What does Therese mean?

Therese Pronunciation of Therese [therese] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and Therese means "late summer". Therese is a variant form of Theresa (Greek). See also Teresa.

Associated with: greek.

Variations

Therese has 1 variant: Terese.

14 more alternative forms via Theresa: Taresa, Terasa, Teresa, Teresia, Teressa, Tereza, Terezsa, Terresa, Tersa, Theresina, Theresita, Theressa, Treesa and Tresa.

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)

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

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Therese, Teresa, Terese, Teresia, Teressa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terresa, Theresa, Theressa, Tresa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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