US Popularity:674
Meaning:Reaper, to reap, to harvest; Late summer
With a name like Tessa, baby will reap what they sow! This beautiful Greek feminine name derives from the classic moniker Theresa, which in turn comes from the Greek words therizo and theros. As such, Tessa means “to reap,” “to harvest,” and “late summer.” With definitions like these conjuring up images of abundant fruit and days filled with sunshine, you’ll be setting up baby for a life of abundance and growth. However, the name also offers something to parents who like the darker side of life, as “reaper” certainly has spookier connotations. Whatever you are most drawn to, baby Tessa is sure to love their new name.

Tessa Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Tessa is currently #524 on The Bump
Girl:Tessa is currently #375 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Tessa is currently #674 in U.S. births
Girl:Tessa is currently #323 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 9
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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