First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
109
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lessie

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Lessie means "Garden of heaven" and is of Unknown origin.
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Wiktionary
  1. (slang) a lesbian.

Notable Persons Named Lessie

Lessie is also known as Wei Chui Kityee and Lessie.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 18 18 0
1881 18 18 0
1882 25 25 0
1883 37 32 5
1884 45 45 0
1885 38 38 0
1886 63 63 0
1887 67 67 0
1888 69 69 0
1889 74 74 0
1890 79 79 0
1891 64 64 0
1892 98 98 0
1893 96 96 0
1894 78 78 0
1895 133 133 0
1896 120 120 0
1897 106 101 5
1898 140 140 0
1899 101 101 0
1900 176 176 0
1901 139 132 7
1902 169 164 5
1903 153 145 8
1904 175 175 0
1905 168 168 0
1906 160 155 5
1907 193 186 7
1908 188 181 7
1909 156 156 0
1910 221 208 13
1911 228 220 8
1912 257 246 11
1913 252 245 7
1914 354 336 18
1915 345 321 24
1916 407 382 25
1917 357 334 23
1918 383 361 22
1919 399 375 24
1920 354 325 29
1921 368 346 22
1922 318 296 22
1923 340 319 21
1924 341 315 26
1925 349 318 31
1926 273 254 19
1927 288 277 11
1928 255 239 16
1929 249 240 9
1930 264 245 19
1931 209 196 13
1932 222 206 16
1933 191 174 17
1934 217 191 26
1935 195 167 28
1936 180 168 12
1937 189 171 18
1938 177 167 10
1939 165 148 17
1940 160 141 19
1941 171 145 26
1942 154 140 14
1943 162 148 14
1944 123 113 10
1945 143 128 15
1946 155 140 15
1947 163 142 21
1948 150 139 11
1949 129 115 14
1950 114 102 12
1951 124 113 11
1952 108 99 9
1953 109 101 8
1954 103 96 7
1955 124 104 20
1956 88 77 11
1957 85 78 7
1958 72 66 6
1959 62 54 8
1960 60 49 11
1961 80 69 11
1962 66 55 11
1963 56 49 7
1964 56 56 0
1965 44 44 0
1966 55 49 6
1967 23 23 0
1968 42 42 0
1969 39 33 6
1970 22 17 5
1971 36 30 6
1972 16 16 0
1973 12 12 0
1974 24 24 0
1975 19 19 0
1976 23 23 0
1977 15 9 6
1978 19 19 0
1979 24 18 6
1980 16 16 0
1981 18 18 0
1982 23 23 0
1983 17 17 0
1984 19 19 0
1985 17 17 0
1986 13 8 5
1987 16 16 0
1988 14 14 0
1989 11 11 0
1990 14 14 0
1991 15 15 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 9 9 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 7 7 0
1997 5 5 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 7 7 0
2000 5 5 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 9 9 0
2006 5 5 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 7 7 0

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Popularity of Lessie as a first name

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Popularity of Lessie as a last name

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Common last names for Lessie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Harris
  • Thomas
  • Moore
  • Thompson
  • White
  • Anderson
  • Clark
  • Lewis
  • Hill
  • Green

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lessie U.S.
  White 51.38% 64.26%
  African American 47.71% 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 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lessie

People with the last name Lessie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Lessie

  • How Popular is the name Lessie? Lessie is the 1,991st most popular name of all time. As a last name Lessie was the 150,452nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lessie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,009 babies born with the first name Lessie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lessie to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lessie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 18 new born babies.
  • When was Lessie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lessie is Friday, December 16th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Lessie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lessie was in 1916 with a total of 382 babies.
  • Random Lessie Factoid: According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lessie ranks 97th in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 40 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1911.
  • Weird things about the name Lessie: Your name in reverse order is Eissel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeliss. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lessie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 109 people with the last name Lessie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lessie? Lessie 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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