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Girl Name: Turkessa

Name: Turkessa
Pronunciation: \t(u)-rkessa, tur-kessa\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Modern
Sounds Like: Dorkas, Dorcass
Variant forms: Turquessa, Turkissa, Turkwessa, Turquissa

Description

Turkessa \t(u)-rkessa, tur-kessa\ as a girl's name. Modern name, probably related to the color turquoise, which is French for "from Turkey". The color originally got its name from the opaque blue-green stones mined in Turkestan and Persia.

Turkessa has 4 variant forms: Turquessa, Turkissa, Turkwessa and Turquissa.

Baby names that sound like Turkessa are Dorkas and Dorcass.

Popularity

Turkessa is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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