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Popularity
413k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Teresa

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

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188050500
188146460
188250500
188364640
188478780
188566660
188684840
18871071070
18881111110
18891131130
18901101100
18911311310
18921431430
18931321320
18941571570
18951671670
18962092090
18971591590
18982172170
18991621620
19002042040
19011641640
19021531530
19031741740
19041791790
19051781780
19061981980
19071911910
19082332330
19092152150
19102212210
19112812810
19123443440
19134244240
19145245240
19156866860
19166626620
19176786735
19186746740
19197067060
19207207200
19217377370
19227077016
19237247240
19247927875
19259549540
19261,1671,1607
19271,2101,2100
19281,2191,2127
19291,0301,0219
19301,0029939
19319529475
193286585411
19337537530
19347077070
19357247159
19366756750
19376676607
19387016965
19396506500
19406916865
19417227157
19421,0021,0020
19431,1931,1930
19441,2051,2050
19451,3461,3397
19461,8441,83410
19472,8102,8100
19484,2264,2179#82 girl name
19494,3344,3277#83 girl name
19504,7314,7256#81 girl name
19516,2206,20911#63 girl name
19527,3077,3007#52 girl name
19538,9448,92519#42 girl name
195410,85710,83522#34 girl name
195513,14813,12325#26 girl name
195614,50014,46634#24 girl name
195715,71215,67933#24 girl name
195815,63915,60435#26 girl name
195917,43217,39339#24 girl name
196018,87018,83139#19 girl name
196118,94318,90340#18 girl name
196218,55918,51346#18 girl name
196318,01817,96652#18 girl name
196416,45516,41738#21 girl name
196514,62114,57843#24 girl name
196613,06413,01945#29 girl name
196712,30212,26933#28 girl name
196810,95310,91538#30 girl name
196910,39310,35637#32 girl name
19709,6449,60737#34 girl name
19718,6058,56441#34 girl name
19727,2067,17729#39 girl name
19736,0085,98622#45 girl name
19745,4145,39420#53 girl name
19754,6544,63519#61 girl name
19764,0814,05724#66 girl name
19773,6723,65517#79 girl name
19783,4863,47214#88 girl name
19793,4913,48011#87 girl name
19803,1593,14613#95 girl name
19813,1373,12215#97 girl name
19822,9032,88221
19832,7152,70114
19842,4052,38718
19852,2232,21112
19862,0152,0078
19871,7931,78112
19881,6401,6337
19891,5421,53012
19901,6171,6107
19911,4881,4880
19921,3771,3725
19931,2381,2335
19941,0971,0970
19951,0541,04410
19961,0701,0700
19971,0781,0780
19989819810
19999759750
20008988980
20018308300
20027877870
20037037030
20047467460
20056716710
20065655650
20075635630
20085345340
20094534530
20104094090
20115425420
20124684680
20134344340
20143863860

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 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Teresa" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 103 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1950. Across the entire United States a total of 4,731 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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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 endear, all those you touch.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aseret". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tseear". 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 Dec 28, 1955

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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