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6/28/2017, 2:41 PM TanorFaux
6/28/2017, 2:40 PM TanorFaux

Name Ess
Type Surname (from location)
Edit Status Statusnot set

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.
Added 6/28/2017 by TanorFaux