Bessie is a girl name and means house; God's promise; God is my oath. It is a Hebrew name and its pronunciation is \b(es)-sie\. Other similar names and variants include: Betsie, Jessie, Kessie, Nessie, Tessie. Bessie is a very popular first name for women (#221 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Bessie over the years and Bessie's popularity rank:

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Famous actors named Bessie and their movies

Bessie Love
Bessie Love

Born on September 10, 1898

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  • Birth sign: Virgo
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  • No. of movies: 48

Young April

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: Joseph Schildkraut, Rudolph Schildkraut, Bessie Love, Bryant Washburn

Penny of Top Hill Trail

Directed by: Arthur Berthelet

Starring: Bessie Love, Wheeler Oakman, Raymond Cannon, Harry De Vere

Slave of Desire

Directed by: George D. Baker

Starring: George Walsh, Bessie Love, Carmel Myers, Wally Van

The Ghost Patrol

Directed by: Nat Ross

Starring: Ralph Graves, Bessie Love, George Nichols, George B. Williams

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Bessie a popular name?

Over the years Bessie was most popular in 1900. According to the latest US census information Bessie ranks #24th while according to Bessie ranks #5th.

How popular is the name Bessie?

According to the US census in 2018, 16 girls were born named Bessie, making Bessie the #6909th name more popular among girl names. In 1900 Bessie had the highest rank with 3055 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Bessie?

Bessie is #6909th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Bessie more popular ?

The name Bessie was more popular in 1900 with 3055 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Bessie

The last time a baby was named Bessie was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Bessie?

In 2020 there were 16 baby girls named Bessie.

Who is a famous person named Bessie?

There a several famous people named Bessie, for example actress Bessie Love, musician Bessie Smith.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Bessie?

A famous actor/actress named Bessie is Bessie Love, starring in 4 movies, including Young April and Penny of Top Hill Trail.

Who is a famous singer named Bessie?

A famous singer named Bessie is Bessie Smith, with over 4 songs, including Baby Won't You Please Come Home Blues and Vol, 2: 1926-1933.