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Gender: Female Origin of Thessaly: Greek, place name

Thessaly Origin and Meaning

The name Thessaly is a girl's name .

This name of an area in northern Greece, known in the era of Homer's Odyssey as Aeolus. It's the name of a character in the graphic novel Sandman, and could easily be adopted for a modern little girl.

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lacitygr Says:

2020-04-24T23:40:38

Well the region in Greece is definitely pronounced
Th-eh-ss-ah-lee in Greek Thessalia pronounced Th-eh-ss-ah-lee-ah. The name should follow the same probs?
Also wanted to point a mistake on the background info, Thessaly is CENTRAL Greece, not northern and the both the city and Alexander's sister are spelled Thessaloniki.

Gem7000 Says:

2018-03-09T19:22:47

after googling the region in Greece, I'm pretty certain it's pronounced 'Thess-uh-lee' with a 'TH', rather than 'Tess-uh-lee". I think I prefer the 'TH' anyway, makes it more unique and soft sounding

Wildmoonchild Says:

2018-01-16T15:27:58

Any greek berries know how to actually pronounce this name? I much prefer Thess-uh-lee

indiefendi2 Says:

2017-01-16T23:46:18

so Theresa is TER e sa but Thessaly is "thes a ly"???

roseofjune Says:

2016-12-05T17:43:51

I'm annoyed that this name appears not to have a meaning. If it had one I think I'd like it more, but being as I'm not that attached to Greece, the ties are very tenuous.

whatchamacallit Says:

2016-11-05T03:23:26

This name has such a beautiful look and sound to it. I just worry it will seem too trendy.

katinka Says:

2016-02-27T10:35:00

Lovely name. Strong and beautiful, and rooted in history.

awheezie Says:

2015-12-30T18:16:59

Is the Th pronounced like in Theresa and Thomas ??

indiefendi2 Says:

2015-09-14T18:14:51

looks prettier than it actually sounds...

laurelrobyn Says:

2015-06-15T19:31:18

I really like the sound of this name and don't think it sounds like Cecily with a lisp. Since it's a well-known place name I'm pretty sure most people wouldn't be too thrown off by Thessaly. It's lovely and sweet and light and feminine.

mschull Says:

2015-04-15T20:39:54

Awful. Agree with a previous comment about the lisp.

mabespark Says:

2015-02-15T15:06:44

This is really adorable and pretty.

vintageluvs Says:

2015-02-15T13:36:29

I prefer "Tess-a-lee" as well. I think it makes it sound friendlier and more familiar. Plus, Thessaly nn Tess is really cute!

MaryKathryn Says:

2015-02-15T06:58:42

I read that this can be pronounced with or without the h, does anyone agree? Do you prefer "Tess-a-lee" or "Thess-a-lee"? I prefer "Tess-a-lee".

jojobabyberry Says:

2014-09-16T20:05:07

Sounds so pretty to me.

faithnamer Says:

2014-07-25T17:45:44

This is a really cute name but I wonder if people would think that her name was Cecily and she had a lisp..