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What does Essy mean?

Essy Pronunciation of Essy [es-sy] as a name for girls is of Persian derivation, and the meaning of Essy is "myrtle, bride; star". Essy is a version of Esther (Persian).

Associated with: star.


Essy has 1 variant: Essie.

7 more different relations via Esther: Ess, Esta, Estee, Ester, Ettey, Etti and Etty.

Creative forms:
(female) Ersy, Eusy, ..

(male) Esmo, Esson, ..

Middle name pairings:
Essy Eloise (E.E.), ..

How popular is Essy?

Essy is a rare first name for females. Essy is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Essy (unlisted) are Esther (#203 via latest list), Ester (#1848), Esta and Essie. Usage of these relations of Essy was common in the 1900s (adoption of 0.74%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.11%, 85.5%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Essy is pronounced similarly to Asa, Assa, Assi, Asya, Isa, Issie, Issy and Izzy. Other suggested similar names are Bessy, Cassy, Casy, Cissy, Eddy, Edy, Effy, Eily, Eiry, Elly, Els, Elsa, Else, Elssa, Elsy, Elvy, Emmy, Esma, Esmay, Esme, Evey, Evvy, Evy, Jessy, Josy, Kassy, Kasy, Kessy, Lesy, Lissy, Missy, Nessy, Posy, Rosy, Sessy, Sissy, Susy, Tessy and Ursy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Essy.

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