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Italian Baby Names
Maria Teresa

English translation/equivalent: Mary Theresa

Origin: Name composed from Maria, derived from the Hebrew Maryam which in turn originated from the Egyptian mrjt "loved, beloved," with the Hebrew female suffix -am, and Teresa, of Spanish origin and derived from the Greek, meaning "huntress."

Name Day/Onomastico: October 15—in honor of St. Teresa of Avila (died 1582).

Related Name/Other Italian Forms: Maria, Teresa

Guide to Italian Baby Names


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