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The table below indicates the number of times the name Bess has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Bess
Use of the Name Bess for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
5,252 0 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Bess has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Bess last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1927, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Bess
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188022746  
188120852  
188218076  
188317094  
1884170105  
188519297  
1886180128  
1887157155  
1888176164  
1889164182  
1890190154  
1891199137  
1892190177  
1893197169  
1894197177  
1895224150  
1896224151  
1897243137  
1898239151  
1899255123  
1900281134  
1901290107  
1902309104  
1903294112  
190433696  
190536287  
1906332101  
1907343103  
190838090  
190938294  
191042088  
191142093  
1912416125  
1913459118  
191458793  
1915589122  
1916587131  
1917666104  
1918715102  
191970599  
192080481  
192179385  
192285574  
192381081  
192483181  
192593264  
1926    
192799958  
Totals:  5,252 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Bess as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Bess appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 47 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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