Tessa is a form of the English Quintella.
Tessa is also an English pet form of the English and German Theresa.
Tessa is a popular baby name for girls. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1960s. At the peak of its usage in 2007, 0.083% of baby girls were named Tessa. Its ranking then was #189. In 2012, it ranked at #235 with a usage of 0.070%, and it was the most widely used out of all girl names in its group.
Baby names that sound like Tessa include Taesha, Tak, Tash, Tashay, Taz, Teague, Teige, Tesse (English), Tessi (English), Tessie (English), Tessy (English), Tetsu, Téa, Thaís, Thays, Thiz, Thoosa, Thwaya, Tiah, and Tigue.
† Pronunciation for Tessa: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"