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Ranked #166


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1652).

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 traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

E is for elegant, born within you.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Asereht". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Shereat". 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 #34 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 106 babies in Nebraska 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 midwest? 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 Nov 21, 1938

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 Wales approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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

Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.