Tessa
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
TES-ə
Meaning
Summer harvest
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Tessa is a diminutive of Theresa, which originates in Greek language and means "summer harvest". It is a variant of the name Teresa, used in Spanish and Portuguese. There have been several Roman Catholic saints of this name until now, most recently Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, a nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta in 1950, and for over 45 years helped the sick and poor in India.

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