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The name Tess is of English origin, and is a diminutive form of Theresa.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Tess 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 Tess
Use of the Name Tess for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
8,193 8,193 8,193 4,346 2,191 910 418
The table below indicates the number of times the name Tess has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Tess first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1983, which is the first 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 Tess
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1983811191  
1984754216  
1985782215  
1986850195  
1987906184  
1988930182  
1989732270  
1990573403  
1991508463  
1992466530  
1993483523  
1994522475  
1995547435  
1996567409  
1997531447  
1998572428  
1999573436  
2000550473  
2001641392  
2002613416  
2003564492  
2004647418  
Totals:  8,193 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Tess as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and almost never as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Tess appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 22 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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