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Tessa name meaning

Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tessa mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tessa

User Submitted Origins

English
51%
Greek
27%
Hebrew
9%
Dutch
7%
Italian
3%
French
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Alabama, U.S. agree the name Tessa is of Greek origin and means "Harvester of heavenly crops".
  2. 3 people from Japan and the United States agree the name Tessa is of Indian (Sanskrit) / English origin and means "Harvester".
  3. According to a user from Kansas, U.S., the name Tessa is of French origin and means "Girl of the harvest".
  4. A submission from Kentucky, U.S. says the name Tessa means "Harvester or reaper" and is of Greek origin.
  5. A user from California, U.S. says the name Tessa is of Dutch origin and means "Harvest".
  6. A user from Pennsylvania, U.S. says the name Tessa means "Countess".
  7. According to a user from Canada, the name Tessa is of African origin and means "Summer".
  8. A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Tessa means "Huntress" and is of Greek origin.
  9. A user from Australia says the name Tessa is of Greek origin and means "Tessa is a Greek first name given to the 5th born daughter".
  10. According to a user from Australia, the name Tessa is of English origin and means "Bright sunshine and kind".
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  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, variant of Teresa.

Tessa was also found in the following language(s): Dutch

Notable Persons Named Tessa

Notable Persons Named Tessa

Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson is an actress and musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2002. Tessa was given the name Tessa Lynne Thompson on October 3rd, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling is an actress and model. She has had major accomplishments since 1963. Charlotte was given the name Tessa Charlotte Rampling on February 5th, 1946 in Sturmer, Essex, England, UK.

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Tessa Virtue

Tessa Virtue is a figure skater.

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Tessa Ferrer

Tessa Ferrer is an actress. She was most active from 2008 to present. Tessa was given the name Tessa Rose Ferrer by her parent Debby Boone on March 30th, 1986 in Los Angeles, United States.

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Tessa Dahl

Tessa Dahl is a novelist and journalist. Tessa was given the name Chantal Sophia Dahl by her parents Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal on April 11th, 1957.

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Tessa Peake-Jones

Tessa Peake-Jones is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1979. Tessa was born on May 9th, 1957 in Hammersmith.

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  • Tessa Violet Williams
  • Tessa Bonhomme
    Hockey Player
  • Tessa Sanderson
    Athlete
  • Tessa James
    Actress
  • Charlotte Rampling
    Actress
  • Tessa Munt
    For Wells
  • Tessa Worley
    Athlete
  • Tessa Lavey
    Basketball Player
  • Tessa Wullaert
    Soccer Player
  • Tessa Dare
    Novelist
  • Tessa Wheeler
  • Tessa Kosta
    Musical Actress
  • Tessa Pullan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tessa

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tessa

Andrea Tessa

Andrea Tessa is a latin pop and jazz singer, composer, tv presenter, and television presenter. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 1979 to present. Andrea was given the name Andrea Tessa Vergara in 1961.

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Delio Tessa

Delio was born on November 18th, 1886. He breathed his last breath on September 21st, 1939.

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Fun Facts about the name Tessa

  • What name lists does Tessa rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Tessa? Tessa is the 1,033rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tessa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 49,689 babies born with the first name Tessa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tessa to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tessa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tessa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tessa is Friday, February 16th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Tessa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tessa was in 2007 with a total of 1,753 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tessa!
  • Random Tessa Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tessa ranks 79th in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 15 babies in North Dakota have the same name in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Tessa: The name spelled backwards is Asset. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tessa. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tessa name meaning

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