What does Estes mean?
Estes [estes] as a boys' 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.
(male) Estus, ..
(female) Estsie, .. Middle name pairings:
Estes Reuben (E.R.), ..
How popular is Estes?
Estes is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#880 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Estes entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #1322 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Estes is pronounced similarly to Eustis and Eustiss. Other suggested similar names are Eames, Ennes, Ermes, Esias, Eskel, Esme, Essex, Eston, Oates and Yates. Like Estes, these names are not commonly used.