What does Theressa mean?
Associated with: greek.
(female) Theresi, Theresta, ..
(male) Theresny, Therestan, ..
How popular is Theressa?
Theressa is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3344 out of 4276, Top 78%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Theressa for girls. Theressa reached its highest position of #1507 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Theressa appearing in the Top 2000 are Teresa (#665 a year ago), Terese, Teresia, Teresita, Teressa, Terresa, Tessa (#209), Theresa (#1193), Therese, Tresa and Tressa. Adoption of these relations of Theressa was well-received in the 1960s (median #961) and has become much reduced since (#1672, 91.1% less usage). Teresa is the firm favorite, though Tessa is currently the top form, while forms such as Therese used to be popular.
Theressa is alike in pronunciation to Terezia. Other suggested similar names are Aeress, Bernessa, Caressa, Carressa (see Caresse), Charesa, Charissa, Chelesia, Chereena, Chereese, Cherena, Cheresa, Cherese, Cheresse, Cherisa, Cherisse, Chessa, Chrissa, Chryssa, Clerissa, Cressa, Genessa, Jenessa, Jeressa, Karessa, Kharissa, Koressa, Lerissa, Maressa, Melessa, Merissa, Meryssa, Nerissa, Neryssa, Shanessa, Sharissa, Shereefa, Shereena, Shereese, Shereeza, Sheresa, Sherese, Sheriesa (see Cherise), Sherisa, Tenesha, Tercia, Terea, Tereena, Tereigh, Terella, Terena, Terenia, Tereska, Teresse, Terez, Terica, Terika, Tersha, Tersia, Teruska, Thalassa, Therma, Thermia, Thersa, Thirsa, Thirza, Thursa, Tiersa, Tierza, Treasha, Trescha, Treza, Trisa, Trisha▼ and Trissa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Theressa.See names in meaning and etymology.