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Essie

What does Essie mean?

Essie Pronunciation of 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.

Variations

Essie has 1 variant: Essy.

11 more different relations via Estelle, Esther: Eistir, Eppie, Ess, Esta, Estee, Estel, Estele, Ester, Eszter, Etti and Ettie.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Essie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Essie outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Essie, Eppie, Esta, Estel, Estelle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ester, Esther, Ettie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ester outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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