Tess Girl Name
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
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|
|1983||811||191|| || |
|1984||754||216|| || |
|1985||782||215|| || |
|1986||850||195|| || |
|1987||906||184|| || |
|1988||930||182|| || |
|1989||732||270|| || |
|1990||573||403|| || |
|1991||508||463|| || |
|1992||466||530|| || |
|1993||483||523|| || |
|1994||522||475|| || |
|1995||547||435|| || |
|1996||567||409|| || |
|1997||531||447|| || |
|1998||572||428|| || |
|1999||573||436|| || |
|2000||550||473|| || |
|2001||641||392|| || |
|2002||613||416|| || |
|2003||564||492|| || |
|2004||647||418|| || |
|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.
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Girl Name Tess