Teresa Name Meaning

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Teresa Name Meaning

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Teresa

spker
Meaning of Teresa
Harvester
Teresa Name Origin
Spanish
female

Of uncertain etymology, Teresa is generally believed to be derived from the Greek therizein (to reap, to gather in) and thus takes the definition of “harvester.” The first known bearer of the name was the Spanish wife of St. Paulinus, a 5th century Roman bishop of Nola. 

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Variant Baby Names of teresa:

ArrayTecha, Terasa, Terasina, Terasita, Terecena, Terese, Teresia, Teresina, Teresita, Tereska, Teresa, Techa, Terasa, Terasina, Terasita

Rhyming Names of Teresa: 

Annateresa, Caresa, Ceresa, Daresa, Heresa, Laresa, Lauresa, Theresa, Tresa

More About Spanish Name : Teresa

  • Variant of Theresa. Name of two popular saints Teresa of Avila and Therese of Lisieux.

  • The first known bearer of the name was the Spanish wife of St. Paulinus, a 5th century Roman bishop of Nola.

  • The exact meaning of Teresa is unknown, but it is likely to be from either the Greek word meaning to harvest, the Greek word meaning summer, or from the Greek island of Thera.

  • Of uncertain etymology, Teresa is generally believed to be derived from the Greek therizein (to reap, to gather in) and thus takes the definition of “harvester.” The first known bearer of the name was the Spanish wife of St. Paulinus, a 5th century Roman bishop of Nola. 

  • Of uncertain etymology, Teresa is generally believed to be derived from the Greek therizein (to reap, to gather in) and thus takes the definition of “harvester.” The first known bearer of the name was the Spanish wife of St. Paulinus, a 5th century Roman

  • Derived from the Hebrew yarden (to flow down, descend). The name was originally used in the Middle Ages for a child baptized in holy water said to be from the river Jordan.

Teresa also appears in following countries/origins/languages: English, Latin, American, Australian, Celtic

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  • Teresa Sim

    is a Malaysian Member of Parliament from the Democratic Action Party (DAP).Kok was political secretary to Parliamentary Opposition Leader Lim Kit Siang from 1990 to 1995. In 1995, she contested the Ipoh Barat Parliamentary seat on a DAP ticket but was defeated by the MCA candidate. Kok resigned as political secretary after that to further her studies.

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