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What does the name "Bess" mean?

Bess (English): God is my oath

The name "Bess" is of English origin and it means "God is my oath". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

S is for success, in all you will do.

S is for success, in all you will do.

Your name in reverse order is "Sseb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sbes". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Bess" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Bess? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,132 babies born with the name Bess in the United States. That's more than enough Bess to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 46 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bess" was in 1889 with a total of 182 babies.

According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bess" is not a popular baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1913. Across the entire United States a total of only 119 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Bess popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Bess in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Bess

Bess Truman

Bess Truman is a first lady of the united states. Bess was born in 1885 in Independence, Missouri, U.S.


Bess Flowers

Bess was born in 1898 in Sherman, Texas, U.S.


Past life for Bess born Dec 13, 2013

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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