Bess as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Bess?

We estimate that there are 1,430 people named Bess who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Bess is the 5,105th most common for women, and the 8,196th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Bess?

The average person named Bess is 51.03 years old.

Is Bess a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

Fewer than 5 people named Bess were born in the U.S. in 2023.

The popularity of Bess peaked in 1887, when it was the 157th most popular name for baby girls.

Is Bess a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Bess is almost exclusively a female name. The Social Security Administration does not record any males born with the name Bess.

Popularity of Bess in England

In 2020, Bess was the in England and Wales.