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Gender Feminine
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. TEHS
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of THERESA. This is the name of the main character in Thomas Hardy's novel 'Tess of the D'Ubervilles' (1891).
VariantsTeri, Terri, Terrie, Terry, Tessa, Tessie, Tracee, Tracey, Traci, Tracie, Tracy(English) Thera, Trees(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesTerese(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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