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Meaning & History
North German: topographic name for someone living on or owning land that was waterlogged or partly surrounded by water, from Middle Low German es ‘swamp’, ‘water’.
Swiss German: unexplained.
Known bearers would be Gene
Ess, a Japanese-American guitarist, known for his jazz. Barbara
Ess was known for her "No Wave" music, and pinhole camera work.