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Gender: F Meaning of Teresa: "to harvest" Origin of Teresa: Spanish Teresa's Popularity in 2013: #657

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Teresa, the simpler phonetic form of this name, was the most popular variation for its early life, when it was used exclusively in Spain and Portugal. Teresa and all its variations are far off their mid-20th-century peak now, though the name has many worthy namesakes including Saint Teresa and Mother Teresa. Short forms Tess and Tessa are now more fashionable. Other spellings to check out: Theresa, the usual English form, and the French Therese.

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Famous People Named Teresa

Teresa Mendoza, Mexican drug-lord ("The Queen of Southern Spain")
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Teresa Scanlan, Miss America 2011
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Teresa Victoria "T.V." Carpio, American singer, songwriter & actress
Teresa Wright, American actress

Pop Culture References for the Name Teresa

Teresa Lisbon, main character in The Mentalist
Teresa "Terri" Fletcher, main character from movie "Raise Your Voice"
Teresa Brisby, character from the film "The Secret Of NIMH" played by
Shannen Doherty.
Teresa of the Faint Smile, a character in Norihiro Yagi's "Claymore"