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Gender: Male Origin of Essex: English place-name and surname

The name Essex is a boy's name of English origin. Essex and is often added to user-created lists like Unique Badass Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rank these Names! (Boys)".

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Famous People Named Essex

Essex Reese 'Essie' Rosenbaum (b. 2016), daughter of J.P. Rosenbaum
Frankie and Joey Essex, English reality TV personalities on "The Only Way Is Essex"
Essex Porter, news anchor for Kiro-7 Seattle

Pop Culture References for the name Essex

Essex, whaleship that was the basis for the Pequod in Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick"