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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sessa

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  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Sessa means "Sorrow, Affliction" and is of Japanese origin.

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
interjection Ses"sa
Hurry; run.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sessa

Carmine Sessa is a consigliere of the colombo crime family and consigliere. Carmine was born in 1951 in Brooklyn.


Gastón Sessa is a soccer player for the Boca Unidos, Estudiantes de La Plata, Huracán Corrientes, Rosario Central, Racing Club de Avellaneda, Club Atlético River Plate, Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield, UD Las Palmas, Barcelona Sporting Club, Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, and Club Atlético. Gastón was born on April 15th, 1973 in La Plata.


Claudia was born in 1570. She passed away in 1617.


Frederic was born in 1985.


Nicolas Sessa is a sports team member for the TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.


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Popularity of Sessa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sessa U.S.
  White 93.28% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.34% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sessa

People with the last name Sessa are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sessa

  • How Popular is the name Sessa? As a last name Sessa was the 16,179th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sessa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sessa is Tuesday, October 22nd, 1935.
  • How unique is the name Sessa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sessa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sessa: Your name in reverse order is Asses. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sases. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sessa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,786 people with the last name Sessa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sessa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sessa as their last name since less than 1 person in 164k 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.