What does Essex mean?
Essex \e(s)-sex\ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Essex is "eastern". Place name: a county in England that gave its name to many towns in America. There was a kingdom of Essex in Anglo-Saxon England.
Essex is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#8401 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Essex for boys. Essex has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)