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Teresa Name Meaning

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Meaning of Teresa

Harvester

Teresa Name Origin

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Teresa name origin
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 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.
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Teresa Quintela
is an Argentine Justicialist Party politician. She sits in the Argentine Senate representing La Rioja Province in the majority block of the Front for Victory.Quintela qualified as a social worker in 1975 from the National University of Córdoba and gained a social services license from the same university in 1983. She further studied management and social policy at the University of Mendoza in 1987. She held various social work and administrative roles in La Rioja.
 
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