What does Essie mean?
Essie [essie] as a name for girls is a Persian name, and Essie means "myrtle, bride; star". Essie is an alternate spelling of Estelle (Old French, Latin): from Stella. Essie is also a variation of Esther (Persian).
Associated with: star.
Essie▼ has 1 variant: Essy.Creative forms:
(female) Eisie, Ersie, ..
(male) Essiet, .. Middle name pairings:
Essie Samiyah (E.S.), ..
How popular is Essie?
Essie is a very popular first name for females (#474 out of 4276, Top 11%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#150436 out of 150436, Top 100%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Essie reached its peak rank of #139 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Esther (#203 from recent data), Estelle (#823), Ester (#1848), Ettie, Estel, Esta and Eppie are the popular variation forms of Essie listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Essie reached its highest a century ago (usage of 0.9%) and is now much reduced (usage 0.1%, ▼86%), with versions such as Esther becoming somewhat outmoded.
Essie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Assa, Assi, Ezzie, Issie, Issy and Izzie. Other suggested similar names are Bessie▼, Casie, Cassie▼, Cissie, Dasie, Eadie, Eddie▼, Edie, Effie▼, Elfie, Elkie, Ellie▲, Else, Elsee, Elshe, Elsie▼, Elspie, Elvie, Emmie, Engie, Ephie, Esmae, Esme▲, Esmee, Esmie, Evie▲, Evvie, Eydie, Gussie▼, Jessie▼, Josie▲, Kasie, Kassie, Kessie, Kissie, Lassie, Lissie, Lyssie, Missie, Nessie, Rosie▼, Sissie, Susie▼, Tassie, Tessie▼ and Ursie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Essie.See names in meaning and etymology.