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Wess name meaning

First Name
463
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Wess mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Wess

User Submitted Origins

German
56%
African American
11%
African
11%
Arabic
11%
English
11%

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Alt. Meaning

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

Notable Persons Named Wess

Notable Persons Named Wess

Wess Morgan

Wess Morgan is a contemporary christian music, gospel music, southern gospel, and urban contemporary gospel singing and songwriter. He plays Singer-songwriter and Vocals. His career lasted from 2006 to 2006. Wess was given the name Joel Wesley Morgan on September 5th, 1973 in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Wess is also known as Pastor Wess Morgan and Wess Morgan.

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Wess

Wess was born on August 13th, 1945. He left this life on September 21st, 2009.

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Wess Stafford

Wess Stafford is an author. Wess was born on June 26th, 1949.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wess

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wess

Frank Wess

Frank Wess was a jazz musician. He plays Tenor saxophone, Alto saxophone, and Flute. His most notable accomplishments were from 1950 to 2013. Frank was born on January 4th, 1922 in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. He died on October 30th, 2013.

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Wess

Wess was born on August 13th, 1945. He left this life on September 21st, 2009.

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Woolf Wess

Woolf Wess was a shoemaker, machinist, printer, typesetter, and editor. Woolf was born Woolf Wess in 1861 in Ukmergė. Woolf is also known as William Wess; William West, Wess, William; West, and William. He breathed his last breath on May 23rd, 1946.

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Common last names for Wess

Common first names for Wess

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wess U.S.
  White 73.39% 64.26%
  African American 20.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wess

People with the last name Wess are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Wess

  • How Popular is the name Wess? Wess is the 17,575th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wess was the 20,792nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wess have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 463 babies born with the first name Wess in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wess to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wess? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Wess first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wess is Wednesday, October 4th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Wess born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wess was in 1965 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Wess Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wess is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Wess: The name spelled backwards is Ssew. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Swse. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wess? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,270 people with the last name Wess.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wess? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wess as their last name since less than 1 person in 233k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Wess name meaning

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