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

The name Tessie is a girl's name of English origin meaning "to reap, gather". Tessie and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Girls' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rotating Sibling Sets".

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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/film "Annie," known for her refrain of "oh my goodness, oh my goodness"
"Tessie," anthem of the Boston Red Sox baseball team
Tessie, head-girl in the "St Clare" book series by Enid Blyton
Tessie Hutchinson, character in "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson
Tessie Tura, burlesque performer in musical "Gypsy"
Tessie Dombegh, half-sister of Seraphina in "Seraphina" by Rachel Hartman

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