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since 1880

Tess

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Harvester
  • #2074 All Time
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43k Tessa (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1889660
1895660
1896550
1897990
1898990
1899990
190011110
1901660
1903770
190410100
190513130
1906660
190710100
1908770
190913130
1910660
191111110
191211110
1913770
191417170
191513130
191624240
191719190
191818180
191929290
192019190
192119190
192216160
192311110
192415150
192521210
1926770
192711110
1929990
1930660
1932550
1933880
1934880
1936550
1939550
1940660
1941550
1942660
1943550
1945990
1947550
1948550
1949550
1950660
1951660
1953660
1954990
195516160
1956660
195710100
195813130
195917170
196023230
196120200
196219190
196326260
196421210
196514140
196616160
196750500
196880800
196992920
197094940
197180800
197249490
197340400
197429290
197532320
197638380
197720200
197828280
197914140
198013130
19811031030
19821331330
19831911910
19842162160
19852182180
19861941940
19871841840
19881831830
19892702700
19904034030
19914654650
19925285280
19935245240
19944774770
19954354350
19964094090
19974484480
19984294290
19994374370
20004754750
20013933930
20024174170
20034944940
20044244240
20054614610
20063853850
20073113110
20083213210
20093413410
20103373370
20112812810
20122542540
20132502500
20142332330

Want to know about the populiarty of Tess? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,004 babies born with the name Tess in the United States. That's more than enough Tess to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1889 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tess" was in 1992 with a total of 528 babies.

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tess" is not a popular baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 16 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 321 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Tess" mean?

Tess (English): Harvester

The name "Tess" is of English origin and it means "Harvester". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 10 other names that are similar to this one.

T is for tender, loving nature.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

S is for select, as few are chosen.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Tess popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Tess 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 Tess

Tess Mattisson

Tess Mattisson is a musical artist . Tess was born in 1978 in Solna, Stockholm, Sweden.

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Tess Gaerthé

Tess Gaerthé is a singer specializing in pop and jazz music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Tess was born in 1991 as Tess Gaerthe in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Past life for Tess born Jun 5, 1928

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 Central England approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

Name poster for Tess

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