Meaning and name origin
Estes \e-stes, es-tes\ as a boy's name. Place name. May be from the Latin aestus, or tide, with the meaning "by the estuary". May also be related to "east". Estes Park, Colorado, a popular resort high in the Rockies, was named for its first settler.
Estes is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#707 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Estes for boys. Estes has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).
Estes is also pronounced similarly to Eustis. Like Estes, this name is not commonly used.