First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
143
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Esta

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Alt. Meaning

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

T is for try, as hard as you can

A is for activities, for you have many.

Notable Persons Named Esta

Esta TerBlanche is an actress. She was most active from 1992 to present. Esta was born on January 7th, 1973 in Rustenburg.

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Esta Henry was an antique dealer. Esta was born in 1883 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Esta is also known as Esther Henry. She passed away in 1963.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 9 9 0
1881 13 8 5
1882 10 10 0
1883 10 10 0
1884 14 14 0
1885 14 14 0
1886 23 23 0
1887 24 24 0
1888 24 24 0
1889 36 36 0
1890 22 22 0
1891 45 45 0
1892 28 28 0
1893 32 32 0
1894 47 47 0
1895 44 44 0
1896 37 37 0
1897 41 41 0
1898 38 38 0
1899 44 44 0
1900 56 56 0
1901 33 33 0
1902 56 56 0
1903 36 36 0
1904 44 44 0
1905 42 42 0
1906 51 51 0
1907 47 47 0
1908 50 50 0
1909 48 48 0
1910 49 49 0
1911 51 51 0
1912 70 70 0
1913 83 83 0
1914 90 90 0
1915 96 96 0
1916 110 104 6
1917 113 113 0
1918 105 105 0
1919 94 89 5
1920 117 117 0
1921 102 102 0
1922 85 85 0
1923 98 98 0
1924 92 87 5
1925 95 95 0
1926 81 75 6
1927 74 74 0
1928 69 69 0
1929 70 70 0
1930 65 65 0
1931 61 61 0
1932 62 62 0
1933 56 56 0
1934 70 70 0
1935 46 46 0
1936 64 64 0
1937 46 46 0
1938 47 47 0
1939 47 47 0
1940 63 63 0
1941 45 45 0
1942 43 43 0
1943 53 53 0
1944 37 37 0
1945 44 44 0
1946 43 43 0
1947 36 36 0
1948 49 49 0
1949 34 34 0
1950 39 39 0
1951 45 45 0
1952 29 29 0
1953 45 45 0
1954 22 22 0
1955 33 33 0
1956 26 26 0
1957 26 26 0
1958 25 25 0
1959 19 19 0
1960 24 24 0
1961 18 18 0
1962 14 14 0
1963 14 14 0
1964 17 17 0
1965 18 18 0
1966 10 10 0
1967 11 11 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 11 11 0
1971 12 12 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 5 5 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 9 9 0
1976 7 7 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 9 9 0
1980 6 6 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 5 5 0
1983 5 5 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 5 5 0
1991 5 5 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 8 8 0
1999 5 5 0
2006 5 5 0
2010 5 5 0
2011 5 5 0
2013 8 8 0
2014 8 8 0
2017 10 10 0

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Popularity of Esta as a first name

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Popularity of Esta as a last name

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Common last names for Esta

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  • Anderson
  • Cox
  • Roberts
  • Young
  • Taylor

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Esta U.S.
  White 45.45% 64.26%
  African American 27.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 22.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Esta

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

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Fun Facts about the name Esta

  • How Popular is the name Esta? Esta is the 4,067th most popular name of all time. As a last name Esta was the 120,901st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Esta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,424 babies born with the first name Esta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Esta to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Esta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Esta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Esta is Saturday, May 18th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Esta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Esta was in 1920 with a total of 117 babies.
  • Random Esta Factoid: According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Esta is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1943.
  • Weird things about the name Esta: Your name in reverse order is Atse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aets. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Esta? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 143 people with the last name Esta.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Esta? Esta is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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