TESS
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: TES   [key]
Meaning & History
Diminutive of THERESA. This is the name of the main character in Thomas Hardy's novel 'Tess of the D'Ubervilles' (1891).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Teri, Terri, Terrie, Terry, Tessa, Tessie, Tracy, Tracee, Tracey, Traci, Tracie (English), Thera, Trees (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Tena (Croatian), Teca, Teréz (Hungarian), Teresinha, Terezinha (Portuguese), Tere, Teresita (Spanish), Tessan (Swedish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #993 
England/Wales  - 
Belgium  ranked #80 
France  ranked #139 
Netherlands  ranked #1