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Bess Meaning

    

What does Bess mean?

The name Bess is of English origin.

The meaning of Bess is "G-d oath, pledged to G-d".

Bess is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Bess.

The Given Name Bess

Bess is a diminutive of Bessie, Bessy, Elizabeth. See Bessie, Bessy, Elizabeth for further details.

Bess appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Bess is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Bess Armstrong, and Bess Marvin.

Bess Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 12,605 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Bess Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bess has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bess to other names.

Bess Related Names

Bess is a diminutive of Bessie, Bessy, Elizabeth.

Famous Besss

  • Bess ~ 1 storm
  • Bess Armstrong ~ Actress
  • Bess Marvin ~ The Secret at Shadow Ranch character

Bess Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Bess.

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Bess Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bess in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Bess.

Just for fun, see the name Bess in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bess in Nautical Flags page.