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404k
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since 1880

Theresa

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Harvester
  • #166 All Time
Girls
Boys
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413k Teresa (Spanish)
35k Therese (French)
2k Theresia (Greek)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801531530
18811731730
18821701700
18832412410
18842402400
18852322320
18862762760
18872842840
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18904014010
18913703700
18924174170
18934694690
18944844840#101 girl name
18955205155
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18975335330#100 girl name
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18995325320
19006646595
19015545540#94 girl name
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19243,0343,02311#95 girl name
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195610,86010,83921#32 girl name
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195811,47611,45026#33 girl name
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196211,09311,06033#40 girl name
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196410,58210,55626#38 girl name
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19687,3237,30419#47 girl name
19696,8856,86025#49 girl name
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19715,4755,44827#61 girl name
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19753,6323,61220#78 girl name
19763,1873,17413#89 girl name
19772,9302,91614#98 girl name
19782,9402,92218
19793,0052,99510#100 girl name
19802,9382,92612
19812,9562,94313#99 girl name
19822,7602,75010
19832,4262,41511
19842,3192,30514
19852,1422,12121
19861,9861,9788
19871,7511,7429
19881,6651,6578
19891,5561,54412
19901,5101,50010
19911,4651,4605
19921,2371,2370
19931,1591,1590
19941,0641,0640
19959489480
19968828820
19978528520
19987877870
19997017010
20006796790
20016016010
20025325320
20034934930
20044104100
20054394390
20063943940
20073773770
20083403400
20092822820
20102802800
20112132130
20122322320
20131971970
20142232230

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Theresa" ranks #71 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 83 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of 3,187 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 "Theresa" mean? The list below shows the origins of Theresa as well as things modernly associated with the name Theresa such as celebrities named Theresa.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Theresa

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

Teri Polo

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

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Theresa Russell

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

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Theresa Randle

Theresa Randle is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Theresa was born in 1964 in Los Angeles, California, 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 treasure, of your friendship.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Asereht". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hetasre". 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 Theresa born Jun 3, 1963

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 Northern England approximately on 1125. 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 solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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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.

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