Teresa

Teresa - A very unique female name



  Nov 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Teresa, meaning to harvest, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #271. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Teresa and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Teresa? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Teresa. The baby girl name Teresa was given to 442 baby girls in 2012, ranking #599 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,197 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Teresa peaked in popularity 56 years ago in 1961 on position 18.



Famous with this name

Teresa Palmer
Teresa Burgos
Teresa Serrador


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Teresa is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Teresa is currently topping the baby name charts in Oregon at position #347 - and is the least popular in Tennessee at position #1,225.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Teresa is where you live.


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Teresa origin and meaning

Teresa is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means to harvest. To see famous people named Teresa, pop culture references for the name Teresa and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Teresa

We've found the following names that sound similar to Teresa, sorted by popularity.

Theresa / Tracy / Tracey / Traci / Tricia / Trisha / Tracie / Therese / Terese / Teressa /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012599
2011534
2010681
2009654
2008574
2007551
2006533
2005457
2004411
2003421
2002375
2001362
2000344
1999320
1998312
1997271
1996265
1995262
1994256
1993225
1992206
1991202
1990180
1989183
1988173
1987154
1986141
1985133
1984117
1983103
1982102
198197
198095
197986
197888
197779
197666
197561
197453
197345
197239
197134
197034
196932
196830
196728
196629
196524
196421
196318
196218
196118
196019
195924
195826
195724
195624
195526
195434
195342
195252
195163
195081
194982
194883
1947121
1946149
1945171
1944182
1943186
1942201
1941242
1940244
1939248
1938242
1937249
1936239
1935240
1934238
1933222
1932214
1931191
1930194
1929195
1928175
1927174
1926182
1925207
1924239
1923243
1922252
1921249
1920248
1919241
1918247
1917242
1916245
1915233
1914241
1913239
1912245
1911252
1910271

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oregon347
California394
Connecticut441
Nevada465
Arizona491
Texas502
Colorado517
Kansas540
Massachusetts544
Wisconsin545
Mississippi549
Kentucky551
Missouri582
New Jersey587
Iowa592
Minnesota619
Pennsylvania625
Illinois664
Washington686
Maryland690
Virginia726
South Carolina762
Oklahoma777
Michigan784
North Carolina809
New York811
Florida978
Ohio993
Indiana998
Georgia1140
Tennessee1225

Even more about Teresa


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Teresa a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Teresa?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1961
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Teresa
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,197
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +442

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