Essex Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from the county of Essex, which is named from Old English east ‘east’ + Seaxe ‘Saxons’. In England the surname is now particularly common in Birmingham.

List of People with Surname Essex

Based on our public records, there are a total of 2,508 people with the surname Essex. Among these people surnamed Essex, there are approximately 352 distinct names, with an average of 7 people who share the same name. James Essex, David Essex and William Essex are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Essex, with 60, 60 and 58 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Essex, with a total of 284 people, and there are a total of 161 distinct names among these people. Indiana is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Essex, with a total of 216 people and an average of 129 distinct names.