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Popularity
413k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Teresa

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Harvester
  • #160 All Time
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404k Theresa (Greek)
35k Therese (French)

How popular is the name "Teresa" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 50 50 0
1881 46 46 0
1882 50 50 0
1883 64 64 0
1884 78 78 0
1885 66 66 0
1886 84 84 0
1887 107 107 0
1888 111 111 0
1889 113 113 0
1890 110 110 0
1891 131 131 0
1892 143 143 0
1893 132 132 0
1894 157 157 0
1895 167 167 0
1896 209 209 0
1897 159 159 0
1898 217 217 0
1899 162 162 0
1900 204 204 0
1901 164 164 0
1902 153 153 0
1903 174 174 0
1904 179 179 0
1905 178 178 0
1906 198 198 0
1907 191 191 0
1908 233 233 0
1909 215 215 0
1910 221 221 0
1911 281 281 0
1912 344 344 0
1913 424 424 0
1914 524 524 0
1915 686 686 0
1916 662 662 0
1917 678 673 5
1918 674 674 0
1919 706 706 0
1920 720 720 0
1921 737 737 0
1922 707 701 6
1923 724 724 0
1924 792 787 5
1925 954 954 0
1926 1,167 1,160 7
1927 1,210 1,210 0
1928 1,219 1,212 7
1929 1,030 1,021 9
1930 1,002 993 9
1931 952 947 5
1932 865 854 11
1933 753 753 0
1934 707 707 0
1935 724 715 9
1936 675 675 0
1937 667 660 7
1938 701 696 5
1939 650 650 0
1940 691 686 5
1941 722 715 7
1942 1,002 1,002 0
1943 1,193 1,193 0
1944 1,205 1,205 0
1945 1,346 1,339 7
1946 1,844 1,834 10
1947 2,810 2,810 0
1948 4,226 4,217 9 #82 girl name
1949 4,334 4,327 7 #83 girl name
1950 4,731 4,725 6 #81 girl name
1951 6,220 6,209 11 #63 girl name
1952 7,307 7,300 7 #52 girl name
1953 8,944 8,925 19 #42 girl name
1954 10,857 10,835 22 #34 girl name
1955 13,148 13,123 25 #26 girl name
1956 14,500 14,466 34 #24 girl name
1957 15,712 15,679 33 #24 girl name
1958 15,639 15,604 35 #26 girl name
1959 17,432 17,393 39 #24 girl name
1960 18,870 18,831 39 #19 girl name
1961 18,943 18,903 40 #18 girl name
1962 18,559 18,513 46 #18 girl name
1963 18,018 17,966 52 #18 girl name
1964 16,455 16,417 38 #21 girl name
1965 14,621 14,578 43 #24 girl name
1966 13,064 13,019 45 #29 girl name
1967 12,302 12,269 33 #28 girl name
1968 10,953 10,915 38 #30 girl name
1969 10,393 10,356 37 #32 girl name
1970 9,644 9,607 37 #34 girl name
1971 8,605 8,564 41 #34 girl name
1972 7,206 7,177 29 #39 girl name
1973 6,008 5,986 22 #45 girl name
1974 5,414 5,394 20 #53 girl name
1975 4,654 4,635 19 #61 girl name
1976 4,081 4,057 24 #66 girl name
1977 3,672 3,655 17 #79 girl name
1978 3,486 3,472 14 #88 girl name
1979 3,491 3,480 11 #87 girl name
1980 3,159 3,146 13 #95 girl name
1981 3,137 3,122 15 #97 girl name
1982 2,903 2,882 21
1983 2,715 2,701 14
1984 2,405 2,387 18
1985 2,223 2,211 12
1986 2,015 2,007 8
1987 1,793 1,781 12
1988 1,640 1,633 7
1989 1,542 1,530 12
1990 1,617 1,610 7
1991 1,488 1,488 0
1992 1,377 1,372 5
1993 1,238 1,233 5
1994 1,097 1,097 0
1995 1,054 1,044 10
1996 1,070 1,070 0
1997 1,078 1,078 0
1998 981 981 0
1999 975 975 0
2000 898 898 0
2001 830 830 0
2002 787 787 0
2003 703 703 0
2004 746 746 0
2005 671 671 0
2006 565 565 0
2007 563 563 0
2008 534 534 0
2009 453 453 0
2010 409 409 0
2011 542 542 0
2012 468 468 0
2013 434 434 0
2014 386 386 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Teresa? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 413,199 babies born with the name Teresa in the United States. That's more than enough Teresas to occupy the territory of Martinique (France) with an estimated population of 408,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 50 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Teresa" was in 1961 with a total of 18,903 babies. (That's a lot of baby Teresas)

According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Teresa" ranks #23 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, 426 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1957. Across the entire United States a total of 15,712 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Teresa popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Teresa in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Teresa" mean? The list below shows the origins of Teresa as well as things modernly associated with the name Teresa such as celebrities named Teresa.

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Teresa

The name "Teresa" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Harvester". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Teresa Palmer

Teresa Palmer is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Teresa was born in 1986 as Teresa Mary Palmer in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

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Daniela Romo

Daniela Romo is a singer, actress, dancer, and tv hostess specializing in pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1972 to present. Daniela was born in 1959 as Teresa Presmanes Corona in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Erika Buenfil

Erika Buenfil is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1977 to present. Erika was born in 1964 as Teresa de Jesus Buenfil Lopez in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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Teresa May

Teresa May is an adult biography. Teresa was born in 1967.

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Teresa Graves

Teresa Graves is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1967 to 1983. Teresa was born in 1948 as Terresa Graves in Houston, Texas, U.S.

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Teresa Brewer

Teresa Brewer is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1949 to 1990. Teresa was born in 1931 as Theresa Veronica Breuer in Toledo, Ohio, United States.

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Alternative Meanings

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Your name in reverse order is "Aseret". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sertae". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Teresa born Aug 16, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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