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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cessna

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Alt. Meaning

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

S is for select, as few are chosen.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cessna

Clyde Cessna was an aircraft designer and aviation entrepreneur. Clyde was born on December 5th, 1879 in Montgomery County, Iowa. He left this life on November 20th, 1954.


Bob Cessna was an actor, playwright, and scriptwriter. Bob was born on December 17th, 1934 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. He died on August 2nd, 2008.


His career lasted from 1873 to 1875. John was born on June 29th, 1821 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. He left this life on December 13th, 1893.


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Popularity of Cessna as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cessna U.S.
  White 95.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.16% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cessna

People with the last name Cessna are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cessna

  • How Popular is the name Cessna? Cessna is the 80,114th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cessna was the 12,812th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cessna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Cessna in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cessna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Cessna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cessna is Saturday, November 21st, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Cessna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cessna was in 2002 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cessna: Your name in reverse order is Anssec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cassne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cessna? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,407 people with the last name Cessna.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cessna? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cessna as their last name since less than 1 person in 122k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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