Contessa

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
353
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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From Italian contessa

  1. A countess, often specifically an Italian countess

contessa was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Contessa

Contessa Brewer is a television news anchor, host, news presenter, presenter, and televisionnews anchorandhost. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Contessa was born on March 16th, 1974 in Parsonsfield, Maine, U.S.

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Contessa was born in 1800 in Ravenna, Italy. She breathed her last breath in 1873.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Contessa

Emilia Contessa is a singer, actress, politician, model, and philanthropist. She has been prominent since 1970. Emilia was given the name Nur Indah Cintra Sukma Munsyi on September 23rd, 1957 in Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia. Emilia is also known as Emilia Bin Hasan Ali.

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Adam was born on December 29th, 1976.

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Gary Contessa is a horse trainer. Gary was born in Merrick, New York.

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Sergio Contessa is an athlete for the S.S. Juve Stabia.

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How popular is the baby name Contessa in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 9 9 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 5 5 0
1961 7 7 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 11 11 0
1964 10 10 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 13 13 0
1967 10 10 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 13 13 0
1970 26 26 0
1971 33 33 0
1972 46 46 0
1973 96 96 0
1974 56 56 0
1975 65 65 0
1976 58 58 0
1977 45 45 0
1978 41 41 0
1979 39 39 0
1980 38 38 0
1981 44 44 0
1982 68 68 0
1983 130 130 0
1984 83 83 0
1985 72 72 0
1986 42 42 0
1987 42 42 0
1988 51 51 0
1989 61 61 0
1990 47 47 0
1991 36 36 0
1992 33 33 0
1993 19 19 0
1994 32 32 0
1995 31 31 0
1996 27 27 0
1997 20 20 0
1998 30 30 0
1999 25 25 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 18 18 0
2003 24 24 0
2004 42 42 0
2005 30 30 0
2006 36 36 0
2007 38 38 0
2008 37 37 0
2009 26 26 0
2010 33 33 0
2011 21 21 0
2012 25 25 0
2013 26 26 0
2014 20 20 0
2015 17 17 0
2016 17 17 0
2017 7 7 0

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Popularity of Contessa as a first name

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Popularity of Contessa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Contessa U.S.
  White 95.47% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.83% 16.26%

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People with the last name Contessa are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Contessa

  • How Popular is the name Contessa? Contessa is the 6,799th most popular name of all time. As a last name Contessa was the 57,639th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Contessa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,998 babies born with the first name Contessa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Contessa to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Contessa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Contessa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Contessa is Sunday, April 6th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Contessa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Contessa was in 1983 with a total of 130 babies.
  • Random Contessa Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Contessa is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Contessa: Your name in reverse order is Assetnoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Scotnesa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Contessa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 353 people with the last name Contessa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Contessa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Contessa as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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