English, diminutive of Theresa, Greek
"to reap, gather"

Tessie Origin and Meaning

The name Tessie is a girl's name of English origin meaning "to reap, gather".

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

# 823 in the US

Tessie Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Tessie

  • Tessie O'SheaWelsh singer/actress
  • Tessie SantiagoAmerican actress
  • Tessie Jean Washambirth name of Tess Harper, American actress

Tessie in Pop Culture

  • Tessieorphan in the musical/film "Annie," known for her refrain of "oh my goodness, oh my goodness"
  • "Tessie" anthem of the Boston Red Sox baseball team
  • Tessiehead,girl in the "St Clare" book series by Enid Blyton
  • Tessie Hutchinsoncharacter in "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson
  • Tessie Turaburlesque performer in musical "Gypsy"
  • Tessie Dombeghhalf,sister of Seraphina in "Seraphina" by Rachel Hartman
  • "Tessie"ship name for Jessie and Tony on the Disney Channel show "Jessie"