Therese name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Therese

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Australia, the name Therese means "Harvest".
  2. A user from Australia says the name Therese is of French origin and means "Harvester or reaper".
  3. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Therese means "From the Goddess Thera harvester".
  4. A submission from Australia says the name Therese means "Female form of Daniel; God is my judge" and is of Hebrew origin.
  5. A submission from Egypt says the name Therese means "A name of a saint" and is of French origin.
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Notable Persons Named Therese

Notable Persons Named Therese

Therese Brandl

Therese Brandl was a prison officer and prison guard. Therese was born on February 1st, 1902 in Staudach-Egerndach. She died on January 28th, 1948.

Ann Rutherford

Ann Rutherford was an actress. Her career lasted from 1935 to 1976. Ann was given the name Therese Ann Rutherford on November 2nd, 1917 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She died on June 11th, 2012.

Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche

Elisabeth was given the name Therese Elisabeth Alexandra Förster-Nietzsche on July 10th, 1846 in Röcken. She died on November 8th, 1935.

Therese Johaug

Therese was born on June 25th, 1988 in Os, Hedmark.

Therese Dion

Therese Dion is a television personality. Therese was given the name Thérèse Tanguay on March 20th, 1927 in Mont-Albert, Quebec.

Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen

She holds the title Queen of Bavaria. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1825 to 1848. Therese was born as the child of Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, and Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz on July 8th, 1792 in Straufhain. She left this life on October 26th, 1854.

  • Thérèse Rein
    Social Entrepreneurship
  • Therese Malfatti
  • Therese Merkel
  • Therese Giehse
  • Thérèse Forget Casgrain
    Senator for Mille Isles
  • Therese Sjögran
    Soccer Player
  • Thérèse Levasseur
  • Therese Grob
  • Thérèse Schwartze
  • Therese Murray
    President of the Massachusetts Senate
  • Thérèse Bonney
  • Therese Elssler
  • Thérèse de Dillmont
  • Therese of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel

Notable Persons With the Last Name Therese

Notable Persons With the Last Name Therese

Fabianne Therese

Fabianne Therese is an actress. She was most active from 2011 to present. Fabianne was given the name Fabianne Therese Gstottenmayr in Kansas City, Missouri.


She holds the title Fille de France. Thérèse was born as the child of Louis XV of France and Marie Leszczyńska on May 16th, 1736 in Palace of Versailles. She passed away on September 28th, 1744.

Marie Thérèse

She holds the title Duchess of Württemberg and Duchesse de Montpensier. Marie was born as the child of Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, and Archduchess Rosa of Austria on November 12th, 1934 in Schloss Altshausen, Altshausen, Germany. Marie is also known as Marie Thérèse and Duchess of Württemberg.

Princess Therese

She holds the title Duchess of Dalarna. Princess was born as the child of Prince Eduard of Saxe-Altenburg and Princess Amalie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen on December 21st, 1836 in Ansbach. She died on November 9th, 1914.

Anne Thérèse

She holds the title Princess of Soubise. Anne was born as the child of Victor Amadeus I, Prince of Carignano, and Maria Vittoria of Savoy on November 1st, 1717 in Hôtel de Soissons, Paris, France. She breathed her last breath on April 5th, 1745.


Fun Facts about the name Therese

  • How Popular is the name Therese? Therese is the 1,284th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Therese have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35,178 babies born with the first name Therese in the United States. That's more than enough people named Therese to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Therese? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Therese first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Therese is Thursday, March 25th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Therese born? The highest recorded use of the first name Therese was in 1959 with a total of 1,209 babies. That's a lot of babies named Therese!
  • Random Therese Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Therese ranks 30th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 54 babies in Rhode Island have the same name in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Therese: The name spelled backwards is Esereht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Steerhe. How do you pronounce that?
  • Therese name meaning

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