Given Name TESS

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: TES   [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of THERESA. This is the name of the main character in Thomas Hardy's novel 'Tess of the D'Ubervilles' (1891).

Categories

angels, Redwall characters, top 10 in the Netherlands
VARIANTS: Teri, Terri, Terrie, Terry, Tessa, Tessie, Tracee, Tracey, Traci, Tracie, Tracy (English), Thera, Trees (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Terese (Basque), Tereza (Bulgarian), Terezija, Tena (Croatian), Tereza, Terezie (Czech), Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Terese (Danish), Teresa (Finnish), Thérèse (French), Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Theresia (German), Terézia, Teca, Teréz (Hungarian), Toiréasa, Treasa (Irish), Teresa (Italian), Therasia (Late Roman), Trees (Limburgish), Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Terese (Norwegian), Teresa (Polish), Teresa, Teresinha (Portuguese), Tereza, Terezinha (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Tereza (Romanian), Terézia (Slovak), Terezija (Slovene), Teresa, Tere, Teresita (Spanish), Teresa, Teresia, Theresa, Therese, Theresia, Terese, Tessan (Swedish)
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