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Correct spelling: theresa

Definition of theresa:

Indian nun and missionary ( born in Albania) dedicated to helping the poor in India ( 1910- 1997)

Common misspellings for theresa:

  • thersa (21%)
  • threasa (13%)
  • thereasa (12%)
  • theresea (12%)
  • thersea (10%)
  • therea (8%)
  • theressa (6%)
  • therisa (4%)
  • thresea (4%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
girl

Theresa

  \th(e)-re-sa\
 

Meaning: late summer

Origin: Greek

Details:
Theresa as a girl's name is pronounced the-REE-sah, ter-REE-sah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Theresa is "late summer". Possibly a Greek place name: the first bearers of this name might have been from the Greek island of Therasia. Name of two popular Catholic saints. Saint Teresa of Avila was an astringent, intellectual mystic. Saint Therese of Lisieux, France (19th century), who died at age 24, wrote an account of her life published as "The Story of a Soul", which so affected its readers worldwide that she became the most popular saint of modern times. Actresses Theresa Russell, Teresa Wright, Teri Garr, Teri Hatcher; humanitarian Mother Teresa; basketball player Theresa Edwards.

Related names: Therma, Autumn.

Sounds Like: Thirsa, Thersa, Tiersa, Thursa.

Variants: Zita, Resi, Rezi, Rezka, Taresa, Tera, Terasa, Teresa, Terese, Teresia, Teresina, Teresita, Teressa, Tereza, Terezinha, Terezsa, Teri, Terresa, Terresia, Terri, Terrosina, Terry, Terrya, Tersa, Tersina, Tersita, Terza, Tess, Tessa, Tessey, Tessi, Tessie, Tessy, Therese, Theresina, Theresita, Theressa, Tracey, Tracie, Tracy, Treesa, Tresa, Tressa, Trescha, Treza.

Examples of usage for theresa:

1) In the meantime he nodded his head compassionately at Nell and gave to each a few handfuls of dried wild figs and a silver dollar with an image of Maria Theresa. - "In Desert and Wilderness", Henryk Sienkiewicz.

2) The little drawing- room with its grey wall- paper, roses in blue jars, its two pictures- Velasquez' Maria Theresa in an old silver frame and Rembrandt's Night Watch- was pleasant, but overwhelmed now by the presence of these two enormous ladies. - "Fortitude", Hugh Walpole.

3) He was writing in the little drawing- room- warm and comfortable- and the Maria Theresa, so small a person in so much glory, looked down on him from her silver frame and gave him company. - "Fortitude", Hugh Walpole.

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