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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Chessa mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Chessa

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Alt. Meaning

C is for compassion, your finest side.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

E is for eager, let's get started!

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

S is for special, you are, you know!

A is for attractive, inside and out

Notable Persons With the Last Name Chessa

Pasquale Chessa is a historian, journalist, biographer, and author. Pasquale was born on August 5th, 1947 in Alghero, Sassari, Italy.


Luciano was born in 1971.


Dennis Chessa is a soccer player for the VfR Aalen, SSV Ulm 1846, Bayern Munich Junior Team, FC Bayern Munich II, and Germany national youth football team. Dennis was born on October 19th, 1992 in Kötz, Germany.


Carlo was born in 1855 in Cagliari. He died in 1912.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Chessa as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Chessa

  • How Popular is the name Chessa? Chessa is the 18,176th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Chessa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 415 babies born with the first name Chessa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chessa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chessa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Chessa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chessa is Wednesday, January 16th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Chessa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chessa was in 1995 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Chessa Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chessa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Chessa: Your name in reverse order is Assehc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hasecs. How do you pronounce that?

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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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