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The first name 

Kessa is a female first name.

Kessa – one in 100,000!

There’s a good chance that a girl named Kessa in a medium-sized town will be unique. That’s because only a few babies a year are named Kessa in all of the US. Only about one in 100,000 girls is named Kessa by her parents. In the ranking of most common girls names in recent years, Kessa ranks at #9,422. That means there are 9,421 more common girls names, but there are also a few thousand that are even rarer.

You won't believe all there is 
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Kessa -
once in a blue moon

Do you know the feeling when you go to the zoo and the animal that is supposed to be in the enclosure is not there? You know it should to be there, but you've never seen it? It's the same with Kessa. Girls named Kessa have made themselves scarce. But some parents got a taste for it many years ago: Reaching pos. 4,672 Kessa ranked higher than ever in 1975. By comparison, there have been 97 years in which the first name Kessa has not been given at all (or less than 5 times, which is the minimum number required for a name to be included in the statistics), most recently in 2017. In general, parents name their daughters Kessa only once in a blue moon, so girls and women with this name can consider themselves really special!

In years where the graph has no value, the name Kessa was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Kessa in 2022 – a precious jewel

In 2022, Kessa continues to be a precious jewel: 7 newborns were named Kessa that year, ranking #10,613 in the SmartGenius name statistics. If your baby's name is Kessa, you must have a flair for beautiful and rare names: Congratulations, your child is sure to feel unique.

Kessa has 5 letters 
and begins with a K

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter K is a real popular first letter for girls' names. That’s because 7.5% of all common girls’ names in the US begin with this letter. Only the first letters A, S and M are more common for girls' names.

With five letters, the name Kessa is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 7.5% of all girls' names start with a K, this initial letter occurs more than twice as often as all 26 letters on average. Interesting detail: of all the girls' names that begin with a K, Karen is the most common.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Kessa

If your name is Kessa and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Kessa

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Kessa, you can simply say:






This is how the name Kessa is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Kessa in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Kessa

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Kessa is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Kessa

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Kessa sounds like this: