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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Estes

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Alt. Meaning

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

S is for special, you are, you know!

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

E is for eager, let's get started!

S is for serious, not always joking.

Notable Persons Named Estes

Estes Kefauver was a senator. He was most active from 1949 to 1963. Estes was given the name Carey Estes Kefauver on July 26th, 1903 in Madisonville, Tennessee. He breathed his last breath on August 10th, 1963.

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Estes Banks is a football player. His career lasted from 1967 to 1968. Estes was born on December 18th, 1945 in Los Angeles.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Estes

Will Estes is an actor. He has been prominent since 1984. Will was given the name William Estes Nipper on October 21st, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Rob Estes is an actor. He was most prominent from 1980 to present. Rob was given the name Robert Estes on July 22nd, 1963 in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.

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Yusuf was given the name Joseph Estes on January 1st, 1944 in Ohio, United States.

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Lydia was given the name Lydia Estes on February 9th, 1819 in Lynn, Massachusetts. She breathed her last breath on May 17th, 1883.

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Richard Estes is an artist in the field of painting. Richard was born on May 14th, 1932 in Kewanee, Illinois.

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Billie Sol Estes was a businessman and businessperson. Billie was born on January 10th, 1925 in near Clyde, Texas, U.S. He breathed his last breath on May 14th, 2013.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1887 5 0 5
1888 7 0 7
1893 7 0 7
1902 5 0 5
1903 6 0 6
1904 6 0 6
1908 5 0 5
1909 6 0 6
1911 6 0 6
1912 8 0 8
1913 18 5 13
1914 10 0 10
1915 21 0 21
1916 29 0 29
1917 24 6 18
1918 25 0 25
1919 17 0 17
1920 20 0 20
1921 9 0 9
1922 11 0 11
1923 14 0 14
1924 21 0 21
1925 14 0 14
1926 15 0 15
1928 9 0 9
1929 10 0 10
1930 7 0 7
1931 11 0 11
1932 7 0 7
1933 14 0 14
1934 11 0 11
1935 8 0 8
1937 7 0 7
1938 11 0 11
1939 5 0 5
1940 5 0 5
1941 6 0 6
1942 5 0 5
1943 10 0 10
1944 6 0 6
1946 6 0 6
1947 6 0 6
1948 8 0 8
1949 5 0 5
1951 6 0 6
1952 10 0 10
1953 6 0 6
1954 6 0 6
1956 11 0 11
1960 8 0 8
1961 5 0 5
1962 5 0 5
2016 5 5 0

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Popularity of Estes as a last name

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Common last names for Estes

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Green
  • Williams
  • White

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Estes U.S.
  White 86.75% 64.26%
  African American 7.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.04% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Estes

People with the last name Estes are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Estes

  • How Popular is the name Estes? Estes is the 15,775th most popular name of all time. As a last name Estes was the 956th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Estes have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 528 babies born with the first name Estes in the United States. That's more than enough people named Estes 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 Estes? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1887 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Estes first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Estes is Friday, September 6th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Estes born? The highest recorded use of the first name Estes was in 1916 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Estes Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Estes is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Estes: Your name in reverse order is Setse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Seest. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Estes? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 36,318 people with the last name Estes.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Estes? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 12 of them will have Estes as their last name.

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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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