Infographic of Theresa name meaning, which is “The delectable harvest,” from the Greek therizein, to reap (a reward). In Spanish history, the founder of the reformed order of Carmelites.
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Theresa Name Popularity

How popular is the name Theresa? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 96 895 0.2542%
1911 103 867 0.2328%
1912 96 1,238 0.2455%
1913 99 1,367 0.2411%
1914 92 1,774 0.2546%
1915 93 2,294 0.2525%
1916 98 2,343 0.2425%
1917 97 2,481 0.248%
1918 101 2,494 0.2324%
1919 102 2,362 0.2256%
1920 108 2,412 0.2169%
1921 107 2,603 0.2273%
1922 109 2,529 0.227%
1923 105 2,598 0.232%
1924 95 3,016 0.2597%
1925 80 3,503 0.3099%
1926 64 4,397 0.3998%
1927 52 5,118 0.4624%
1928 49 5,329 0.4981%
1929 49 5,060 0.4885%
1930 50 4,771 0.4567%
1931 59 4,020 0.4073%
1932 60 3,801 0.3847%
1933 70 3,256 0.3495%
1934 77 3,180 0.329%
1935 86 2,848 0.2931%
1936 88 2,755 0.286%
1937 95 2,690 0.273%
1938 92 2,751 0.2687%
1939 92 2,603 0.2559%
1940 103 2,429 0.2285%
1941 94 2,663 0.2366%
1942 97 2,791 0.221%
1943 100 2,917 0.2234%
1944 96 2,802 0.2261%
1945 95 2,887 0.2367%
1946 96 3,676 0.2491%
1947 85 4,380 0.2624%
1948 62 5,555 0.348%
1949 63 5,602 0.3482%
1950 65 5,623 0.3492%
1951 64 6,193 0.3653%
1952 60 6,803 0.3897%
1953 50 7,719 0.4361%
1954 47 8,508 0.4654%
1955 38 9,620 0.523%
1956 32 10,841 0.574%
1957 36 11,179 0.5809%
1958 33 11,453 0.606%
1959 34 11,643 0.6128%
1960 35 11,845 0.6252%
1961 35 11,965 0.6338%
1962 40 11,056 0.6022%
1963 38 11,040 0.615%
1964 38 10,562 0.6%
1965 45 9,684 0.5922%
1966 46 8,700 0.5572%
1967 43 8,105 0.5341%
1968 47 7,303 0.4864%
1969 49 6,858 0.4452%
1970 53 6,412 0.4029%
1971 61 5,448 0.3626%
1972 68 4,571 0.3356%
1973 69 4,174 0.322%
1974 79 3,852 0.2964%
1975 78 3,611 0.281%
1976 89 3,168 0.2458%
1977 98 2,910 0.2159%
1978 101 2,913 0.2167%
1979 100 2,995 0.2124%
1980 104 2,925 0.2001%
1981 99 2,939 0.1999%
1982 109 2,745 0.1837%
1983 121 2,410 0.1633%
1984 121 2,302 0.1547%
1985 136 2,117 0.1395%
1986 144 1,972 0.1306%
1987 158 1,728 0.1132%
1988 170 1,646 0.1056%
1989 182 1,524 0.0944%
1990 194 1,477 0.0891%
1991 205 1,436 0.0881%
1992 226 1,211 0.0759%
1993 241 1,134 0.0727%
1994 267 1,021 0.0665%
1995 292 920 0.061%
1996 329 825 0.0551%
1997 338 815 0.0551%
1998 367 748 0.05%
1999 404 653 0.0436%
2000 412 649 0.0425%
2001 484 538 0.0357%
2002 519 486 0.0324%
2003 576 440 0.0289%
2004 665 366 0.024%
2005 642 386 0.0252%
2006 724 341 0.0218%
2007 755 332 0.021%
2008 837 281 0.0182%
2009 909 238 0.0159%
2010 914 226 0.0157%
2011 1,115 153 0.0107%
2012 1,032 179 0.0126%
2013 1,104 150 0.0105%
2014 1,049 173 0.0119%
2015 1,082 160 0.011%
2016 1,073 160 0.0111%
2017 1,057 160 0.0115%
2018 990 179 0.013%
2019 1,143 124 0.0092%

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Names Like Theresa

If you like Theresa, you’ll love these other names like Theresa.


What names are diminutives of Theresa?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Theresa sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Theresa, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Terry

A variant nickname for Theresa.

English

Tess

Late summer

Greek

Tessa

Harvest

Greek

Tessie

Late summer

Greek

Trace

Warlike

Irish

Tracy

Warlike

Latin


What names are variants of Theresa?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Theresa.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Resi

Late summer

Greek

Rezi

Late summer

Greek

Rezka

Late summer

Greek

Taresa

Late summer

Greek

Tera

Earth; late summer

Latin

Terasa

Late summer

Greek

Teresa

Late summer

Greek

Terese

Late summer

Greek

Teresia

Late summer

Greek

Teresina

Late summer

Greek

Teresita

Late summer

Greek

Teressa

Late summer

Greek

Tereza

Late summer

Greek

Terezsa

Late summer

Greek

Teri

Late summer

Greek

Terresa

Late summer

Greek

Terresia

Late summer

Greek

Terri

Late summer

Greek

Terrosina

Late summer

Greek

Terry

A variant nickname for Theresa.

English

Terrya

Late summer

Greek

Tersa

Late summer

Greek

Tersita

Late summer

Greek

Terza

Late summer

Greek

Tess

Late summer

Greek

Tessa

Harvest

Greek

Tessi

Late summer

Greek

Tessie

Late summer

Greek

Tessy

Late summer

Greek

Therese

Late summer

Greek

Theressa

Late summer

Greek

Tracey

Late summer; warlike

Irish

Tracie

Late summer; warlike

Irish

Tracy

Warlike

Latin

Treesa

Late summer

Greek

Tresa

Late summer

Greek

Tressa

Late summer

Greek

Treza

Late summer

Greek

Zita

Seeker

Greek


What names sound like Theresa?

If you like how Theresa sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Theresa.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Thersa

Delight, pleasantness, cypress tree

Hebrew

Thirsa

Delight, pleasantness, cypress tree

Hebrew

Thursa

Delight, pleasantness, cypress tree

Hebrew

Tiersa

Delight, pleasantness, cypress tree

Hebrew


What names are similar to Theresa?

Find a name that’s like Theresa, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Autumn

Season of harvest

English

Therma

Greek


Lists With Theresa

Find inspiration in these baby girl name lists featuring the name Theresa.


Siblings of Theresa

Mamas with kids named Theresa also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Nathaly

Birthday

Latin

Josephine

God will increase

Hebrew

Evangelia

Good news

Greek

1 Comment

  1. Named after my maternal Grandmother, we chose the English version of her name. We are Hispanic.


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