Meaning of Teresa

Meaning of Teresa
Name
it Teresa
Gender
Female
Meaning
The name has Greek origin: it derives from Therao, latinised in Terèsia and it means “huntress”. According to other hypotheses it derives from Therasia, which means “native of the island of Thera” (today's Santorini) or from Tarasia, “native of Taras” (today's Taranto).
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In Italy about 608701 people are called Teresa
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Variants
en Theresa

de Thessa

fr Térèse

es Teresita

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