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First Name
40k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010

Essie

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 78 78 0
1881 85 80 5
1882 120 113 7
1883 139 139 0
1884 148 148 0
1885 160 153 7
1886 163 163 0
1887 185 185 0
1888 235 230 5
1889 276 265 11
1890 261 256 5
1891 227 217 10
1892 294 294 0
1893 258 258 0
1894 329 311 18
1895 344 335 9
1896 388 381 7
1897 343 329 14
1898 345 336 9
1899 354 342 12
1900 500 492 8
1901 368 368 0
1902 433 424 9
1903 403 396 7
1904 466 457 9
1905 485 476 9
1906 416 409 7
1907 498 486 12
1908 465 451 14
1909 515 508 7
1910 631 620 11
1911 539 525 14
1912 718 695 23
1913 684 662 22
1914 763 737 26
1915 896 869 27
1916 930 904 26
1917 967 945 22
1918 1,048 1,019 29
1919 1,063 1,023 40
1920 1,033 996 37
1921 1,054 1,032 22
1922 1,054 1,022 32
1923 933 917 16
1924 959 936 23
1925 945 925 20
1926 909 881 28
1927 812 784 28
1928 833 805 28
1929 693 667 26
1930 650 617 33
1931 603 579 24
1932 689 678 11
1933 590 568 22
1934 556 538 18
1935 521 498 23
1936 511 494 17
1937 485 471 14
1938 469 452 17
1939 476 460 16
1940 436 420 16
1941 414 389 25
1942 430 416 14
1943 363 351 12
1944 431 413 18
1945 403 388 15
1946 358 342 16
1947 337 327 10
1948 342 324 18
1949 341 326 15
1950 325 312 13
1951 283 271 12
1952 301 284 17
1953 271 262 9
1954 248 232 16
1955 237 225 12
1956 222 211 11
1957 167 162 5
1958 163 154 9
1959 171 160 11
1960 139 139 0
1961 114 114 0
1962 109 109 0
1963 124 124 0
1964 102 93 9
1965 84 84 0
1966 69 63 6
1967 60 55 5
1968 60 60 0
1969 51 51 0
1970 55 48 7
1971 51 51 0
1972 39 39 0
1973 41 41 0
1974 31 31 0
1975 24 24 0
1976 32 32 0
1977 31 31 0
1978 31 31 0
1979 27 27 0
1980 23 23 0
1981 29 29 0
1982 36 31 5
1983 27 22 5
1984 17 17 0
1985 33 33 0
1986 18 18 0
1987 19 19 0
1988 17 17 0
1989 27 22 5
1990 25 25 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 20 20 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 13 13 0
1995 11 11 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 8 8 0
2003 10 10 0
2004 11 11 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 9 9 0
2007 6 6 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 11 11 0
2010 12 12 0
2011 12 12 0
2012 27 27 0
2013 24 24 0
2014 28 28 0
2015 32 32 0

Fun Facts about the name Essie

  • How many people with the first name Essie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40,427 babies born with the first name Essie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Essie to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Essie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 78 new born babies.
  • When was Essie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Essie is Wednesday, March 9th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Essie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Essie was in 1921 with a total of 1,032 babies. That's a lot of babies named Essie!
  • Random Essie Factoid: According to the 1925 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Essie ranks 81st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 115 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1925.
  • Weird things about the name Essie: Your name in reverse order is Eisse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iesse. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Essie as a first name

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Common last names for Essie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • Harris
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • White
  • Robinson
  • Martin
  • Thompson
  • Anderson
  • Walker
  • Hill

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Essie" mean? The list below shows the origins of Essie as well as things modernly associated with the name Essie such as celebrities named Essie.

Esther +‎ -ie

  1. A diminutive form of the female given name Esther.

Notable Persons With the Name Essie

Essie Davis

Essie Davis is an actress and singer. Essie was born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

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Essie Mae Washington-Williams

Essie Mae Washington-Williams was a teacher. Essie was born as the child of Strom Thurmond on October 12th, 1925 in Edgefield, South Carolina. She left this life on February 4th, 2013.

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Essie Harrison

Essie Harrison is a nurse and transplant coordinator.

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Essie Ackland

Essie Ackland was an influential individual. She holds the title Goodbye author/composer Paolo Tosti and lyrics by George Whyte-Melville. Essie was born on March 27th, 1896 in Sydney. She passed away in 1975.

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Essie Jain

Essie Jain is a noteworthy human. Essie was born in London.

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Essie Coffey

Essie Coffey was an influential somebody. Essie was given the name Essieina Shillingsworth on February 25th, 1941. Essie is also known as Bush Queen of Brewarrina, Essieina Goodgabah (tribal name), Goodgabah, and Essieina. She left this life on January 3rd, 1998.

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  • Essie Hollis
    (athlete)
  • Essie Sakhai
    (persian and oriental carpet expert)

What does the name Essie mean?

Eis for exquisite, who could argue?

Sis for scholar, the brilliant in you.

Sis for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Iis for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

Eis for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

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