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Gender: F Meaning of Tessie: "to reap, gather" Origin of Tessie: English, diminutive of Theresa, Greek

With Tillie a new favorite of avant-garde parents, the British music-hall Tessie might conceivably follow.

Famous People Named Tessie

Tessie O'Shea, Welsh singer/actress
Tessie Santiago, American actress
Tessie Jean Washam, birth name of Tess Harper, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Tessie

Tessie, orphan in the musical "Annie," known for her refrain of "oh my goodness, oh my goodness"
Tessie Hutchinson, character in "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson
Tessie Tura, burlesque performer in musical "Gypsy"
"Tessie," anthem of the Boston Red Sox baseball team
Tessie Dombegh, half-sister of Seraphina in "Seraphina" by Rachel Hartman

Tessi, Tessee, Tessy