Traits associated with the name Tessa:

Dogs named Tessa tend to be strong-willed, good-natured, and loving. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Tessa?

That you have a strong connection to the name Tessa and likely have a strong emotional attachment to it. It could also suggest that you are a loyal and loving person who values relationships.

Is Tessa a good dog name?

Tessa has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Tessa isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Tessa is found in these categories:


  • Tessa ranks #495 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Tessa ranks #663 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Tessa ranks #573 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Tessa is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Most popular breeds named Tessa:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Rottweiler
  4. Poodle
  5. Dachshund

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