[ 2 syll. es-sie, ess-ie ] The baby girl name Essie is pronounced as EH-Siy- †. Essie has its origins in the Old Persian language and it is used largely in English. Essie is a diminutive of the Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, and Spanish Esther.
See also the related category persian.
Essie is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1904 with 0.157% of baby girls being named Essie. It had a ranking of #129 then. The baby name has dropped out of favor since then, and is of only sporadic use now. In 2016, among the family of girl names directly related to Essie, Esther was the most regularly used. The name Essie has mainly been a baby girl name, although it has also been given to boys in the last century. There were 23 times more baby girls than boys who were named Essie in 1912.
Baby names that sound like Essie include Ellsie, Esee, Esey, Esi (African and Fante), Esie, Essey, Essi (English), Essy (English), Esy, Ecco, Echo (English and Greek), Echoe, Ecko, Edjo, Ega, Eija (Finnish, Hungarian, and Scandinavian), Ekho, Ekko, Ekkoe, and Eko.
† Pronunciation for Essie: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"