Theresa

1698–
Braga, Portugal

The Life of Theresa

When Theresa was born on 7 September 1698, in Braga, Portugal, her father, Gaspar Gomes, was 35 and her mother, Catarina Francisca, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Gaspar Gomes
1663–
Catarina Francisca
1661–
João Gomes
1689–1756
Ignacio
1693–
Antonio
1696–
Theresa
1698–

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Name Meaning

The origin of this female name is unsure. It could come from the name Tarasia or the male name Tarasius. Others derive the name Theresa from a Greek word meaning "to hunt." The name might also be derived from Therasia, an island near Crete, or from another island named Therasia first called Lipara and finally Hiera. A nickname is Tracy.

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