Theresia

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) From the Greek name Θηρεσία (Theresia) of uncertain meaning

Theories include:

a) From Greek thér = 'animal for hunting' [1]

b) From the Greek island of Thera or Therasia, which is said to be the birthplace in the 5th century of St Theresa [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

c) From Greek θερίζω (therizo) = 'to reap, to harvest' [3]

d) From Greek θερος (theros) = 'summer' [9]

e) From Greek θηρεύω (thereuo) = 'to hunt' [6] [8]

2) Latin form of the Spanish name Teresa of uncertain origin and meaning [10] [11]

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Terese
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Teresé Swedish
Terése
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Térèse
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Teresia
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Teresía
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Teresie
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Teressa
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Teresse
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Teressia
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Terez
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Tereza
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Tereze
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Terezia
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Therece
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Theres
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Finish Norwegian Swedish
Theresa
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Therese
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Therése
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Thérèse
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Theresia
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Theresie
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Theresse
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Therez
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Thereza
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Thereze
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Therezia
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Swedish

See also Tea, Tera, Teresita, Terri, Tessa

For male forms see Teresius

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Theresia
Genitive: Theresias
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Theresia
Genitive: Theresian
Partitive: Theresiaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Theresia
Accusative: Theresiu
Dative: Theresiu
Genitive: Theresiu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Theresia
Genitive: Theresias
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Theresia
Genitive: Theresias

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[13]
559 3947 559 3944 0 3
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
480
n.a.
480 0 0
Denmark Denmark[15]
52
n.a.
52
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
25
n.a.
25
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
9 32
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[18]
2 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Theresia (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Theresia (f)


References

  1. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  10. 10.0 10.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  11. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  12. 12.0 12.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  13. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  16. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  17. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  18. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/