Bessie

Bessie - A very unique female name



  Jan 18,2021      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Bessie appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #37. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Bessie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Bessie? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Bessie. The baby girl name Bessie was given to 5 baby girls in 1992, ranking #4225 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 319,162 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Bessie peaked in popularity 111 years ago in 1910 on position 37.



Famous with this name

Bessie Wharton
Bessie Byrne
Bessie Love


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Bessie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Bessie is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,202 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,202.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Bessie is where you live.


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Bessie origin and meaning

Bessie is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Bessie, pop culture references for the name Bessie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Bessie

We've found the following names that sound similar to Bessie, sorted by popularity.

Becky / Bess / Becca / Becki / Beckie / Basya / Bobbijo / Bobbiejo / Bg / Beckey /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19924225
19912688
19902391
19893232
19882731
19872079
19862967
19851739
19841697
19832086
19821607
19811395
19801449
19791401
19781373
19771333
19761119
1975992
19741065
19731022
1972828
1971911
1970809
1969808
1968808
1967718
1966657
1965577
1964561
1963558
1962530
1961560
1960493
1959481
1958449
1957429
1956399
1955376
1954331
1953323
1952297
1951286
1950272
1949246
1948235
1947233
1946226
1945188
1944189
1943190
1942176
1941174
1940163
1939158
1938156
1937143
1936136
1935129
1934128
1933118
1932117
1931114
1930109
1929107
1928101
192788
192689
192587
192486
192381
192281
192175
192071
191959
191861
191761
191656
191557
191455
191347
191244
191140
191037

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2202

Even more about Bessie


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Bessie a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Bessie?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Bessie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 319,162
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
1992 births +5

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