GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
Meaning & History
. 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. Though he died before crossing the country, his effort inspired the annual Terry Fox Run fundraiser.
VARIANTS: Tel, Teri, Terri, Terrie, Tess, Tessa, Tessie, Tracy, Tracee, Tracey, Traci, Tracie OTHER LANGUAGES: Terentius (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, Terezinha (Portuguese), Tereza (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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