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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
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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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Famous Name Teresa
Teresa Zylis-Gara
a Polish soprano singer.She studied at Panstwowa Wyzsza Szkola Muzyczna in Lódz. She was a laureate of 3rd award at the International Music Contest in Munich (1960) and a laureate of the Polish Young Vocalists Contest in Warsaw. She is a honoris causa doctor of Karol Lipinski University of Music (2003).In 1956 she made her debut at Opera and Philharmonic in Kraków as the eponymous character in Stanislaw Moniuszko's Halka. Winning at the International Music Contest in Munich allowed her to perform in German operas in Oberhausen, Dortmund and Düsseldorf. In 1966 she performed at the Paris Opéra. In 1968 Zylis-Gara sang at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and Covent Garden in London. In 1970s she was a soloist at La Scala in Milan, Teatr Wielki in Warsaw and the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. She also performed in operas in Buenos Aires, Vienna, Hamburg, Berlin, Amsterdam, Madrid, Miami, and Chicago.
 
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