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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Esa

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  • A user from Ireland says the name Esa is of Unknown origin and means "Jesus".
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Esa is of Persian origin and means ""Jesus"".
  • A submission from Michigan, United States says the name Esa means "Friend to those in need" and is of Unknown origin.

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Notable Persons Named Esa

Esa Tikkanen is a hockey player. He was most prominent from 1983 to 2001. Esa was born on January 25th, 1965 in Helsinki.


Esa Holopainen is a thrash metal, death metal, death-doom, melodic death metal, progressive metal, and folk metal musician. He plays Guitar and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1987. Esa was born on October 1st, 1972.


Esa Lindell is a hockey player for the Dallas Stars in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2012 to present. Esa was born on May 23rd, 1994 in Helsinki.


Lackluster is an intelligent dance music, ambient music, downtempo, demoscene, chiptune, and chill-out music musician. He plays Computer, laptop, synthesizer, tracker, sequencer, Music tracker, and Music sequencer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Lackluster was given the name Esa Juhani Ruoho on October 26th, 1978. Lackluster is also known as Lackluster, Esa Ruoho, XLLV, and Can'o'Lard.


Esa was born on October 30th, 1971.


Esa aka El Presidente is a hip hop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1991. Esa was given the name Francesco Cellamaro on October 1st, 1972 in Reggio Calabria. Esa is also known as El Presidente.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Esa

Lou was born on January 10th, 1952 in Wayne, New Jersey.


Hakan Esa is an athlete for the Beşiktaş A2.


Muhamad Asyraf Esa is an athlete for the ATM FA.


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Popularity of Esa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Esa U.S.
  White 47.52% 64.26%
  African American 8.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 27.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Esa

People with the last name Esa are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Esa

  • How Popular is the name Esa? Esa is the 19,709th most popular name of all time. As a last name Esa was the 69,579th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Esa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 361 babies born with the first name Esa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Esa 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 Esa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Esa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Esa is Wednesday, August 21st, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Esa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Esa was in 2016 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Esa Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Esa is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Esa: Your name in reverse order is Ase. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Esa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 282 people with the last name Esa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Esa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Esa as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m 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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