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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #166 most popular

What does the name "Theresa" mean?

Theresa (Greek): Harvester

The name "Theresa" is of Greek origin and it means "Harvester". It's a name commonly given to girls.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Asereht". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Asteehr". 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.

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Theresa? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 403,878 babies born with the name Theresa in the United States. That's more than enough Theresas to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 153 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Theresa" was in 1961 with a total of 11,967 babies. (That's a lot of baby Theresas)

According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Theresa" ranks #38 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 712 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1958. Across the entire United States a total of 11,476 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Theresa popular?

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

Celebrities named Theresa

Teri Polo

Teri Polo is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1986 to present. Teri was born in 1969 as Theresa Elizabeth Polo in Dover, Delaware, U.S.


Theresa Russell

Theresa Russell is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1976 to present. Theresa was born in 1957 as Theresa Paup in San Diego, California, U.S.


Theresa Randle

Theresa Randle is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1987 to present. Theresa was born in 1964 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Teresa Brewer

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


Past life for Theresa born Jan 29, 1942

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 Tibet approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.