According to its Italian origin, the meaning of Tera is 'earth'. The name also means 'late summer', 'crag', and 'hill'. Tera is a feminine given name, traditionally used by parents to name a baby girl. Famous people with this name include the actress Terra Mackintosh, who appears in 'A Good Marriage', and the actress Terra Hazelton, who appears in 'Fubar II'. The name also belongs to the actress Terra C. MacLeod, who stars in the movie 'The Lizzie McGuire', as well as the actress Terra Incognita, who appears in 'She Devils A Go Go'.