Names.org
Popularity
35k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Therese

Girls
Boys
Similar Names
414k Teresa (Spanish)
404k Theresa (Greek)
2k Theresia (Greek)

How popular is the baby name Therese in the U.S.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 11 0
1881 6 6 0
1882 6 6 0
1883 5 5 0
1884 12 12 0
1885 13 13 0
1886 15 15 0
1887 9 9 0
1888 14 14 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 13 13 0
1891 23 23 0
1892 12 12 0
1893 20 20 0
1894 17 17 0
1895 33 33 0
1896 16 16 0
1897 26 26 0
1898 22 22 0
1899 22 22 0
1900 26 26 0
1901 8 8 0
1902 22 22 0
1903 30 30 0
1904 37 37 0
1905 28 28 0
1906 30 30 0
1907 39 39 0
1908 30 30 0
1909 32 32 0
1910 45 45 0
1911 37 37 0
1912 52 52 0
1913 74 74 0
1914 100 100 0
1915 115 115 0
1916 117 117 0
1917 111 111 0
1918 129 129 0
1919 119 119 0
1920 123 123 0
1921 145 145 0
1922 145 145 0
1923 204 204 0
1924 289 289 0
1925 533 533 0
1926 782 782 0
1927 840 840 0
1928 776 776 0
1929 664 664 0
1930 576 576 0
1931 456 451 5
1932 398 398 0
1933 306 306 0
1934 262 262 0
1935 296 296 0
1936 259 259 0
1937 228 228 0
1938 237 237 0
1939 212 212 0
1940 217 217 0
1941 214 214 0
1942 249 249 0
1943 233 233 0
1944 246 246 0
1945 273 273 0
1946 354 354 0
1947 409 409 0
1948 476 476 0
1949 495 495 0
1950 555 555 0
1951 606 606 0
1952 824 824 0
1953 827 827 0
1954 889 889 0
1955 1,076 1,076 0
1956 1,069 1,069 0
1957 1,131 1,131 0
1958 1,138 1,138 0
1959 1,209 1,209 0
1960 1,197 1,197 0
1961 1,078 1,078 0
1962 1,021 1,021 0
1963 969 969 0
1964 852 852 0
1965 721 721 0
1966 557 557 0
1967 442 442 0
1968 407 407 0
1969 339 339 0
1970 304 304 0
1971 238 238 0
1972 174 174 0
1973 230 230 0
1974 188 188 0
1975 174 174 0
1976 175 175 0
1977 154 154 0
1978 142 142 0
1979 168 168 0
1980 154 154 0
1981 163 163 0
1982 164 164 0
1983 155 155 0
1984 153 153 0
1985 151 151 0
1986 116 116 0
1987 133 133 0
1988 106 106 0
1989 135 135 0
1990 116 116 0
1991 113 113 0
1992 121 121 0
1993 113 113 0
1994 107 107 0
1995 108 108 0
1996 79 79 0
1997 98 98 0
1998 95 95 0
1999 103 103 0
2000 92 92 0
2001 118 118 0
2002 95 95 0
2003 71 71 0
2004 79 79 0
2005 89 89 0
2006 73 73 0
2007 71 71 0
2008 79 79 0
2009 76 76 0
2010 70 70 0
2011 47 47 0
2012 51 51 0
2013 49 49 0
2014 73 73 0
2015 63 63 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Therese baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34,917 babies born with the name Therese in the United States. That's more than enough Thereses to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Therese" was in 1959 with a total of 1,209 babies. (That's a lot of baby Thereses)

According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Therese" ranks #24 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 37 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1926. Across the entire United States a total of 782 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Answer a few simple questions to help us improve the information we display about names on the site.

Where is the name Therese popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Therese in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Maine names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Therese

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

Ann Rutherford

Ann Rutherford is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1935 to 1976. Ann was born in 1920 as Therese Ann Rutherford in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Popularity:

Other Inspirations for the Name Therese

Therese Andersson
Therese Borchard
Therese Raquin
Therese Serignese
Therese Bauer
Therese Mcmillan
Therese Neumann
Therese Pritchard
Therese Goldsmith
Therese Plummer

Alternative Meanings

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

R is for realist, the way you are.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Esereht". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tehsree". 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 Therese born Apr 21, 2001

What would you ask a Psychic? Get 3 FREE minutes with the most qualified advisors

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 Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Therese

Name poster for Therese(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

Also see our other name lists.

Names Searched Right Now

< 1k Quendasia
305k Martin
204k Sally
< 1k Reince
< 1k Sanoni
256k Eva
< 1k Vinyl
< 1k Samijah
50k Ellie
7k Elia
< 1k Egert
< 1k Russie
< 1k Rasul
142k Max
< 1k Rj
12k Lakisha
< 1k Deissy
2.6m Joseph
3k Elina
2k Yazmine