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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
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.
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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 Wright
was an Academy Award-winning American actress.In the fall of 1939, she appeared in the stage play Life with Father, playing the role of Mary Skinner for two years. It was there that she was discovered by a talent scout hired by Samuel Goldwyn to find a young actress for the role of Bette Davis' daughter in the 1941 adaptation of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes. She was immediately signed to a five-year Hollywood contract but asserted her seriousness as an actress. Her contract was unique by Hollywood standards because it contained the following clause:
 
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