HOME

TheInfoList



OR:

Teresa (also Theresa, Therese; french: Thérèse) is a feminine given name. It originates in the Iberian Peninsula in late antiquity. Its derivation is uncertain, it may be derived from
Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece, a country in Southern Europe: *Greeks, an ethnic group. *Greek language, a branch of the Indo-European language family. **Proto-Greek language, the assumed last common ancestor ...
θερίζω (''therízō'') "to
harvest Harvesting is the process of gathering a ripe crop from the fields. Reaping is the cutting of grain or pulse for harvest, typically using a scythe, sickle, or reaper. On smaller farms with minimal mechanization, harvesting is the most l ...
or reap", or from θέρος (''theros'') "summer". It is first recorded in the form ''Therasia'', the name of
Therasia of Nola Therasia (fl. 381 - 408–10) was a Christian aristocrat from Spain. Through her marriage to Paulinus of Nola, she encouraged his conversion to Christianity and was influential in the early church, co-writing epistles and co-patron of the cult o ...
, an aristocrat of the 4th century. Its popularity outside of Iberia increased because of saint
Teresa of Ávila Teresa of Ávila, OCD (born Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada; 28 March 15154 or 15 October 1582), also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, was a Spanish Carmelite nun and prominent Spanish mystic and religious reformer. Active during t ...
, and more recently
Thérèse of Lisieux Thérèse of Lisieux (french: Thérèse de Lisieux ), born Marie Françoise-Thérèse Martin (2 January 1873 – 30 September 1897), also known as Saint Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face (), was a French Catholic Discalced Carmelite ...
and
Mother Teresa Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu, MC (; 26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), better known as Mother Teresa ( sq, Nënë Tereza), was an Indian-Albanian Catholic nun who, in 1950, founded the Missionaries of Charity. Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu () was ...
. In the
United States The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country Continental United States, primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 U.S. state, states, a Washington, D.C., ...
it was ranked as the 852nd most popular name for girls born in 2008, down from 226th in 1992 (it ranked 65th in 1950, and 102nd in 1900). Spelled "Teresa," it was the 580th most popular name for girls born in 2008, down from 206th in 1992 (it ranked 81st in 1950, and 220th in 1900).


People

In aristocracy: * Teresa of Portugal (disambiguation) **
Theresa, Countess of Portugal Theresa ( Portuguese: ''Teresa''; Galician-Portuguese: ''Tareja'' or ''Tareixa''; Latin: ''Tarasia'') (1080 – 11 November 1130) was Countess of Portugal, and for a time claimant to be its independent Queen. She rebelled against her half-si ...
(1080–1130), mother of Afonso Henriques, the first King of Portugal **
Theresa of Portugal, Countess of Flanders Theresa of Portugal ( pt, Teresa or ''Tereza'', ; Archaic Portuguese: ''Tarasia''; 11511218) was Countess of Flanders by marriage to Philip I, Count of Flanders, and Duchess of Burgundy by marriage to Odo III, Duke of Burgundy. She was the da ...
(1157–1218), daughter of Afonso Henriques and wife of Philip, Count of Flanders ** Theresa of Portugal, Queen of León (1181–1250), daughter of Sancho I of Portugal and wife of Alfonso IX of León **
Infanta Maria Teresa of Braganza Infanta Maria Teresa of Braganza ( or ; 29 April 1793 – 17 January 1874) was the firstborn child of John VI of Portugal and Carlota Joaquina of Spain, and heir presumptive to the throne of Portugal between 1793 and 1795, until her short-lived br ...
(1793-1874), firstborn child of John VI of Portugal *
Teresa Lubomirska Princess Teresa Katharina Lubomirska (1 January 1685 – 6 January 1712) was a Polish noblewoman.http://genealogia.grocholski.pl/gd/osoba.php?id=018696 She was the second spouse of Count Palatine Charles Philip of Neuburg, who became Elector ...
, Polish noble lady *
Teresa of the Two Sicilies Dona Teresa Cristina (14 March 182228 December 1889), nicknamed "the Mother of the Brazilians", was the Empress consort of Emperor Dom  Pedro II of Brazil, who reigned from 1831 to 1889. Born a Princess of the Kingdom of the Two Sicil ...
, Empress-consort of Brazil *
Teresa, Contessa Guiccioli Teresa, Contessa Guiccioli (1800–1873) was the married lover of Lord Byron while he was living in Ravenna and writing the first five cantos of '' Don Juan''. She wrote the biographical account ''Lord Byron's Life in Italy''. On 19 January 1 ...
(1800–1873), the married lover of Lord Byron in Ravenna In the arts: *
Teresa Berganza Teresa Berganza Vargas OAXS (16 March 1933 – 13 May 2022) was a Spanish mezzo-soprano. She is most closely associated with roles such as Rossini's Rosina and La Cenerentola, and later Bizet's Carmen, admired for her technical virtuosity, mu ...
, Spanish opera singer *
Teresa Brewer Teresa Brewer (born Theresa Veronica Breuer; May 7, 1931 – October 17, 2007) was an American singer whose style incorporated pop, country, jazz, R&B, musicals, and novelty songs. She was one of the most prolific and popular female singers of th ...
, American pop and jazz singer *
Teresa Carpenter Teresa Carpenter (born 1948) is an American author. Her awards include the Pulitzer Prize for best feature writing. Biography Teresa Carpenter was born in Independence, Missouri. She lives with her husband Steven Levy in New York's Greenwich Vill ...
,
Pulitzer Prize The Pulitzer Prize () is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine, online journalism, literature, and musical composition within the United States. It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of Joseph Pulitzer, who had made ...
-winning American author *
Teresa Carpio Teresa Carpio (born 30 September 1956) is a Hong Kong English- and Cantonese-language pop singer, actress, and singing teacher. Carpio was popular in Hong Kong during the 1970s and 1980s. She is the paternal cousin of actress and singer Rita Ca ...
, Cantopop singer and actress *
Teresa Carreño María Teresa Gertrudis de Jesús Carreño García (December 22, 1853June 12, 1917) was a Venezuelan pianist, soprano, composer, and conductor. Over the course of her 54-year concert career, she became an internationally renowned virtuoso piani ...
, Venezuelan musician *
Teresa Cheung (socialite) Teresa Cheung Siu-wai () (born June 10, 1963) is a Canadian actress and producer. Early life Born in Hong Kong to parents of Shanghainese descent, Cheung appeared in her first advertisement at the age of three. She was born in a scholarly fam ...
, Hong Kong socialite and actress *
Teresa De Sio Teresa De Sio (born 3 November 1952) is an Italian pop-folk singer and songwriter. She is the elder sister of actress Giuliana De Sio. Biography and career Teresa De Sio was born in Naples and grew up in Cava de' Tirreni, where her family was ori ...
, Italian folk singer-songwriter *
Teresa Edgerton Teresa Edgerton (born 1949) is an author of fantasy novels and short stories set in worlds that parallel the Middle Ages and the 18th century. Literary biography Born Teresa Ann Waller in Van Nuys, California, in 1949, she lived in the Los Ang ...
, American author of fantasy novels and short stories *
Theresa Fu Theresa Fu (born 22 September 1984) is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer, film and television actress, and model. Fu was introduced by the Talent Bang model agency in order to become a pop star. She started her career in 2002 as one of the members of ...
, Hong Kong singer and actress *
Teresa Gallagher Teresa Gallagher is an American-born British actress. Career Gallagher is known for her role as Ellen Smith in ''The Bill'', for her appearances on radio in ''No Commitments'', ''Salem's Lot'', and ''Memorials to the Missing''. She playe ...
, British actress *
Therese Grankvist Therese Grankvist (born 2 May 1977) is a Swedish singer and songwriter. She started recording in 1997 under the Drömhus alias, and goes by Therese since the release of her single "Monkey" in 2002. She may be best known for her internationally ...
, Swedish singer * Teresa Graves, American actress and singer *
Theresa Harris Theresa Harris (December 31, 1906 – October 8, 1985) was an American television and film actress, singer and dancer. Early life Harris was born on New Year's Eve 1906 (some sources indicate 1909) in Houston, Texas, to Isaiah and Mable Harris ...
, American actress, dancer and singer *
Theresa Ikoko Theresa Ikoko is a British playwright and screenwriter of Nigerian descent. Her play ''Girls'', about three girls abducted by terrorists in northern Nigeria, won the Alfred Fagon Award and other awards. Ikoko later gained greater nationwide rec ...
, British playwright * Teresa Medeiros, American romance novelist *
Teresa Nielsen Hayden Teresa Nielsen Hayden (born March 21, 1956) is an American science fiction editor, fanzine writer, essayist, and workshop instructor. She is a consulting editor for Tor Books and is well known for her weblog, ''Making Light''. She has also w ...
, American writer and teacher *
Teresa Palmer Teresa Mary Palmer (born 26 February 1986) is an Australian actress. She began her career with roles in '' Bedtime Stories'' (2008), ''The Sorcerer's Apprentice'' (2010), '' Take Me Home Tonight'' (2011), and '' I Am Number Four'' (2011). She r ...
, Australian actress * Teresa Parente, American actress *
Theresa Randle Theresa E. Randle (born December 27, 1964) is an American actress. She has appeared in films such as ''Malcolm X (1992 film), Malcolm X'' (1992), ''Sugar Hill (1994 film), Sugar Hill'', ''Beverly Hills Cop III'' (both 1994), ''Girl 6'', ''Space Ja ...
, American actress *
Teresa Reichlen Teresa Reichlen (born ) is an American ballet dancer. She joined the New York City Ballet in 2001, was promoted to principal dancer in 2009, and retired in 2022. Early life Reichlen was born in Clifton, Virginia. She has three brothers. When sh ...
, American ballet dancer *
Theresa Russell Theresa Lynn Russell ( Paup; born March 20, 1957) is an American actress whose career spans over four decades. Her filmography includes over fifty feature films, ranging from mainstream to independent and experimental films. Born in San Diego, ...
, American actress *
Theresa Saldana Theresa Saldana (August 20, 1954 – June 6, 2016) was an American actress, activist, and writer. She is known for her role as Rachel Scali, the wife of Police Commissioner Tony Scali, in the 1990s television series '' The Commish'', for which s ...
, American actress *
Teresa Salgueiro Maria Teresa de Almeida Salgueiro OIH () is a Portuguese singer. She is best known as the lead singer of Madredeus from 1987 until 2007. She also appeared in Wim Wenders' film '' Lisbon Story.'' Career Salgueiro joined Madredeus after other ...
, Portuguese singer *
Theresa Sokyrka Theresa Sokyrka (born 1 April 1981) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. On the Canadian Idol (Season 2), second season of ''Canadian Idol'', she was the final runner-up to winner Kalan Porter. Biography Born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Sokyrka s ...
, Canadian singer-songwriter *
Teresa Stratas Teresa Stratas (born May 26, 1938) is a retired operatic soprano from Canada of Greek descent. She is especially well known for her award-winning recording of Alban Berg's '' Lulu''. Early life and career Stratas was born Anastasia Stratakis t ...
, Canadian soprano *
Teresa Teng Teng Li-Chun (; 29 January 1953 – 8 May 1995), commonly known as Teresa Teng, was a Taiwanese singer, actress, musician and philanthropist. Referred to by some as " Asia's eternal queen of pop," Teng became a cultural icon for her contributio ...
, Taiwanese queen of pop * Teresa Villaverde, Portuguese film director *
Lady Teresa Waugh Lady Teresa Lorraine Waugh (''née'' Onslow; born 26 February 1940) is a British novelist and translator. Waugh is the daughter of the 6th Earl of Onslow and his first wife, Pamela Dillon. On 1 July 1961, she married the author Auberon Waugh, e ...
, British novelist and translator * Teresa Wright, Academy Award-winning American actress *
Teresa Żarnowerówna Teresa Żarnowerówna (or Żarnower; – April 30, 1949) was a Polish avant-garde artist, painter, sculptor, scenographer, and architect. Personal life Teresa Żarnowerówna was born in Targówek, Warsaw in either 1895 or 1897 (sources ca ...
, Polish avant-garde artist In politics: * Theresa Ahearn (1951-2000), Irish Member of Parliament *
Teresa Aquino-Oreta Maria Teresa Aquino-Oreta (born Maria Teresa Aquino Aquino; June 28, 1944 – May 14, 2020), better known as Tessie Aquino-Oreta, was a Filipina politician. She was the chairperson of the Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture in t ...
(born 1944), Filipino politician *
Teresa Bellanova Teresa Bellanova (born 17 August 1958) is an Italian politician and trade unionist, who served as Minister of Agriculture from September 2019 to January 2021 in the government of Giuseppe Conte. In 2018, she was elected in the Italian Senate for ...
, Italian Minister of Agriculture *
Teresa Cheng (politician) Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah (; born 11 November 1958) is a Hong Kong Senior Counsel, arbitrator and politician. She served as Secretary for Justice of Hong Kong from 2018 to 2022. She was also the chairperson of the Financial Dispute Resolution Ce ...
, Hong Kong Justice Minister *
Teresa Gutierrez Teresa Gutiérrez (born January 6, 1951) is an American activist. Gutiérrez was the Workers World Party nominee for Vice President of the United States in the 2004. She was the running mate of John Parker. Besides the World Workers Party, the P ...
, American politician *
Teresa Heinz Teresa Heinz (born Maria Teresa Thierstein Simões-Ferreira; October 5, 1938), also known as Teresa Heinz Kerry, is a Portuguese-American businesswoman and philanthropist. Heinz is the widow of former U.S. Senator John Heinz and the wife of for ...
(born 1938), former widow of U.S. Senator H. John Heinz III; wife of Senator John Kerry *
Teresa Isaac Teresa Isaac, an American politician, served as mayor of Lexington, Kentucky from 2003 to 2007. Political life Isaac was elected to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government council as an At-Large member in 1988. In 1992, she was reelected t ...
, American politician, former mayor of Lexington, Kentucky *
Teresa Kok Teresa Kok Suh Sim (; Pha̍k-fa-sṳ: ''Kwo̍k Su-tshim''; born 31 March 1964) is a Malaysian politician who served as the Minister of Primary Industries in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration under former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad ...
, Malaysian Member of Parliament *
Theresa May Theresa Mary May, Lady May (; née Brasier; born 1 October 1956) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2016 to 2019. She previously served in David Cameron's cab ...
, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party; UK Member of Parliament * Teresa Mosqueda, American politician *
Teresa Pearce Teresa Pearce (born 1 February 1955) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Erith and Thamesmead from 2010 to 2019, who was appointed as a Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning in September 2015. In ...
, former UK Member of Parliament * Teresa Reyes Sahagún, Mexican politician *
Teresa Ribera Teresa Ribera Rodríguez (born 19 May 1969) is a Spanish jurist, university professor, and politician who has served as the Minister for the Ecological Transition of Spain since 2018, after Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez coming into power followi ...
(born 1969), Spanish jurist, university professor and politician * Teresa Riera (born 1950), Spanish politician *
Teresa Rodríguez María Teresa Rodríguez-Rubio Vázquez (; born 18 September 1981) is a Spanish politician. Active in the United Left in her youth, she then set up her own platform, Anticapitalistas. She was a Member of the European Parliament representing P ...
, Spanish politician *
Teresa Tomlinson Teresa Pike Tomlinson (born February 19, 1965) is an American politician and attorney. A member of the Democratic Party, she was elected and served as the 69th Mayor of Columbus, Georgia in 2010. On January 3, 2011, she was sworn in as the city ...
, American politician *
Theresa Villiers Theresa Anne Villiers (born 5 March 1968) is a British politician who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Chipping Barnet since 2005, having previously served as a Member of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2005. A member of the ...
, UK Member of Parliament *
Teresa Wat Teresa Wat (, born 1949 or 1950) is a Canadian politician who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in the 2013 provincial election. She represents the electoral district of Richmond North Centre as a member of the Briti ...
, Canadian member of the
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is the deliberative assembly of the Parliament of British Columbia, in the province of British Columbia, Canada. The Legislative Assembly meets in Victoria. Members are elected from provincial ...
In religion: * List of saints named Teresa *
Teresa Chikaba Teresa Chikaba ( Ewe: ''Chicaba'' or ''Chicava'';Juan Carlos Miguel de Paniagua, ''Compendio de la Vida Ejemplar de la Venerable Madre Sor Teresa Juliana de Santo Domingo'' alamanca, 1752/ref> c. 1676 – 6 December 1748) was a Ghanaian princess, ...
, Ghanaian princess declared Venerable by the Catholic Church * Teresa Demjanovich, American nun of the Sisters of Charity In sports: * Teresa Ciepły, Polish sprinter * Teresa Earnhardt, widow of racing legend Dale Earnhardt, also known as the "wicked witch" by much of the NASCAR fandom *
Teresa Edwards Teresa Edwards (born July 19, 1964) is an American former women's basketball player and four time Olympic gold medalist. In 2000, ''Sports Illustrated'' magazine placed her as 22nd of the "100 Greatest Female Athletes of the 20th Century". She ...
, American basketball player *
Tereza Kmochová Tereza Kmochová (born 26 September 1990) is a Czech deaf female alpine skier. She has represented Czech Republic in Winter Deaflympics, Winter Universiade and in the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. She generally competes in the women's combi ...
, Czech alpine skier * Teresa Machado, Portuguese athlete *
Teresa Piccini Teresa Piccini is a Mexican ten-pin bowler. She finished in 15th position of the combined rankings at the 2006 AMF World Cup.Teresa Rivera Teresa Rivera Pastrana (born April 24, 1966) is a former female backstroke and freestyle swimmer from Mexico. She participated in two consecutive Summer Olympics for her native country, starting in 1980. Her best result was a 6th place in the Wo ...
, Mexican swimmer * Teresa Rohmann, German medley swimmer * Teresa Ruiz, American State Senator from New Jersey *
Teresa Vaill Teresa Vaill (born November 20, 1962) is a female racewalker from the United States. She was born in Torrington, Connecticut. Vaill set her personal best in the women's 20 km race walk event (1:33:23) on April 1, 2001, at a meet in Manass ...
, American racewalker * Theresa Zabell, Spanish sailor other: * Teresa Cormack, murder victim from New Zealand * Theresa Lawson (1951-2014), Australian convicted of embezzlement * Teresa Magbanua, Filipino schoolteacher and revolutionary * Teresa Rodrigo (1956-2020), Spanish scientist *
Teresa Sampsonia Teresa Sampsonia (born Sampsonia; after marriage Lady Shirley, 1589–1668) was an Iranian peoples, Iranian noblewoman of the Safavid Empire of Iran. She was the wife of Elizabethan English adventurer Robert Shirley, whom she accompanied on hi ...
, Persian noblewoman, diplomat, adventuress *
Teresa Webber Mary Teresa Josephine Webber, is a British palaeographer, medievalist, and academic. She has been a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge since 1997 and Professor of Palaeography at the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge since 2018. Webbe ...
, British palaeographer, medievalist, and academic * Teresa Sickles, wife of Daniel Edgar Sickles, who stood trial for killing her lover


Fictional characters

*Teresa
Tracy Bond Teresa "Tracy" Bond (born Teresa "Tracy" Draco, and also known as the Contessa Teresa di Vicenzo) is a fictional character and the main Bond girl in the 1963 James Bond novel ''On Her Majesty's Secret Service'', and its 1969 film adaptation. ...
(née Di Vicenzo), Bond girl and wife of James Bond in the film ''
On Her Majesty's Secret Service On Her Majesty's Secret Service may refer to: * ''On Her Majesty's Secret Service'' (novel), a 1963 novel by Ian Fleming * ''On Her Majesty's Secret Service'' (film), a 1969 film adaptation of the novel ** ''On Her Majesty's Secret Service'' (sou ...
'' * Teresa Bryant, on the British soap opera ''Coronation Street'' *Theresa Burke, wife of main character Ethan Burke on the American TV series ''
Wayward Pines ''Wayward Pines'' is an American mystery science fiction television series based on the ''Wayward Pines'' novels by Blake Crouch. Developed for television by Chad Hodge, the pilot was directed by M. Night Shyamalan, with both as executive pr ...
'' *
Teresa Cammeniti The following is a list of characters that first appeared in the Network Ten soap opera ''Neighbours'' in 2006, by order of first appearance. They were all introduced by the show's executive producer Ric Pellizzeri. The 22nd season of ''Neighbou ...
, on the Australian soap opera ''Neighbours'' *Theresa Rourke Cassidy, alter-ego of the ''Marvel Comics'' heroine
Siryn Theresa Maeve Rourke Cassidy is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men. Debuting under the codename Siryn, she later retired the name and went by Banshee, in hon ...
*Teresa Chávez, protagonist and villain from the TV series ''Teresa'' *Theresa "Tess" Durbeyfield, title character of Thomas Hardy's novel '' Tess of the d'Urbervilles'' *Theresa Fowler, from the animated TV series '' Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja'' *Theresa "Tessa" Gray, protagonist and main character of '' The Infernal Devices'' novel series by Cassandra Clare *
Teresa Lisbon Teresa Lisbon is a fictional character on the CBS crime drama ''The Mentalist'', portrayed by Robin Tunney. Lisbon is a former senior agent and leader of the "Serious Crimes Unit" for the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI). After leaving th ...
, one of the main characters in the drama ''
The Mentalist ''The Mentalist'' is an American drama television series that ran from September 23, 2008, until February 18, 2015, broadcasting 151 episodes over seven seasons, on CBS. Created by Bruno Heller, who was also its executive producer, the show f ...
'' *
Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald Theresa Lopez - Fitzgerald Winthrop is a fictional character from the NBC/DirecTV soap opera, ''Passions''. She was portrayed by Lindsay Korman throughout the program's tenure, with Priscilla Garita temporarily assuming the role from August 30– ...
, a main character in the soap opera ''Passions'' *Theresa Terri McGreggor, in ''Degrassi: The Next Generation'' *
Theresa McQueen Theresa McQueen is a fictional character from the British Channel 4 soap opera ''Hollyoaks'', played by Jorgie Porter. She made her first appearance on 24 November 2008. The character was introduced as an extension of already established McQueen ...
, from the British soap opera ''Hollyoaks'' * Teresa Moreno, wife of Richard Sharpe in Bernard Cornwell's ''Sharpe'' series of historical fiction *Teresa Parker, long lost younger sister of Peter Parker / Spider-Man from
Marvel Comics Marvel Comics is an American comic book publisher and the flagship property of Marvel Entertainment, a divsion of The Walt Disney Company since September 1, 2009. Evolving from Timely Comics in 1939, ''Magazine Management/Atlas Comics'' in ...
. *
Theresa Russo File:WOWPcast2.jpg, 300px, The ''Wizards of Waverly Place'' cast of season two. (Left to right) David Henrie as Justin Russo, Jake T. Austin as Max Russo, Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle, Selena Gomez as Alex Russo, David DeLuise as Jerry Ru ...
, from ''
Wizards of Waverly Place ''Wizards of Waverly Place'' is an American fantasy teen sitcom created by Todd J. Greenwald that aired on Disney Channel for four seasons between October 2007 and January 2012. The series centers on Alex Russo (Selena Gomez), a teenage wiza ...
'' *Theresa Spencer, girlfriend and research partner of the character Daniel Faraday from the TV series ''
Lost Lost may refer to getting lost, or to: Geography * Lost, Aberdeenshire, a hamlet in Scotland *Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail, or LOST, a hiking and cycling trail in Florida, US History *Abbreviation of lost work, any work which is known to have bee ...
'' * Teresa Wisemail, from the PlayStation role-playing game ''Suikoden II'' *Theresa, an immortal seeress, one of the main characters in the ''
Fable Fable is a literary genre: a succinct fictional story, in prose or verse, that features animals, legendary creatures, plants, inanimate objects, or forces of nature that are anthropomorphized, and that illustrates or leads to a particular m ...
'' video game series * Teresa (Barbie), a fashion doll and
Barbie Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by American toy company Mattel, Inc. and launched on March 9, 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration. ...
's best friend *Teresa, from
James Dashner James Smith Dashner (born November 26, 1972) is an American writer known for speculative fiction. Many of his books are primarily aimed at children or young adults. He is best known for ''The Maze Runner'' series and the young adult fantasy seri ...
's book series ''
The Maze Runner ''The Maze Runner'' is a 2009 young adult dystopian science fiction novel written by American author James Dashner and the first book released in ''The Maze Runner'' series. The novel was published on October 6, 2009, by Delacorte Press, an ...
'' *Tereza, from Milan Kundera's novel ''The Unbearable Lightness of Being'' *Theresa (a.k.a. The Fighter), one of the main characters from the Canadian animated series ''Class of the Titans'' *Teresa of Telezart, important character from the second series of the long-running space opera franchise ''Space Battleship Yamato'' *Teresa of the Faint Smile, in ''Claymore'' *Boo (character), Boos, known in Japan as Teresa, are ghosts from the Mario and Yoshi series of video games. *Teresa Mendoza, protagonist and drug cartel leader from Queen of the South (TV series), Queen of the South *Theresa Keller, a new girl from the children's program Heidi (2015 TV series) *Theresa Servopoulos, from ''The Last of Us''


See also

*Maria Theresa (disambiguation) *Marie Thérèse (disambiguation) *Therese (disambiguation) *Theresia *Terisa *Tirzah (disambiguation)


Notes

{{given name Feminine given names English feminine given names Italian feminine given names Lithuanian feminine given names Polish feminine given names Portuguese feminine given names Spanish feminine given names