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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).

Related Names

VariantsTeri, Terri, Terrie, Terry, Tessa, Tessie, Tracee, Tracey, Traci, Tracie, Tracy(English) Tessa, Thera, Trees(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesTerese(Basque) Tereza(Bulgarian) Teresa(Catalan) 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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