[ 6 syll. ma-ria-te-re-sa, mar-ia ter-esa ] The baby girl name Maria Teresa is pronounced MahRIYahTahRIYSah (English) †. Maria Teresa's origin and use are both in the Spanish language. The name is a combination of Maria and Teresa. The form Maria Theresia is usually borne by persons claiming a family connection with the royal Habsburg line. A form of the name is the German Maria Theresia. Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of the name Maria Teresa. Another variant of Maria Teresa is the Spanish diminutive form Maite.
Maria Teresa is unusual as a baby name for girls. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. In 2012, out of the group of girl names directly linked to Maria Teresa, Maria was the most frequently used.
† Pronunciation for Maria Teresa: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"