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Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. TEHR-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of TERENCE or THERESA. A famous bearer was Terry Fox (1958-1981), a young man with an artificial leg who attempted to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research. He died of the disease before crossing the country.
Other Languages & CulturesTerentius(Ancient Roman) Terese(Basque) Tereza(Bulgarian) Terezija, Tena(Croatian) Tereza, Terezie(Czech) Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Terese(Danish) Theresia, Tess, Thera, Trees(Dutch) Teresa(Finnish) Thérèse(French) Terenti(Georgian) Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Theresia(German) Terézia, Teca, Teréz(Hungarian) Toiréasa, Treasa(Irish) Terenzio, Teresa(Italian) Therasia(Late Roman) Trees(Limburgish) Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Terese(Norwegian) Teresa(Polish) Teresa, Teresinha(Portuguese) Tereza, Terezinha(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Tereza(Romanian) Terenti, Terentiy(Russian) Terézia(Slovak) Terezija(Slovene) Teresa, Tere, Teresita(Spanish) Teresa, Teresia, Theresa, Therese, Theresia, Terese, Tessan(Swedish)
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