Geographical names always have a certain air of trendiness, and Essex is no exception. This Old English boy's name means "eastern" and refers to the county in the southeast of England. You'll find lots of Essex Counties dotted around the States, too, and is a way for you to instill baby with a love of traveling and exploring. It's a unique given name for baby, with its most popular use as a surname in famous bearer reality television star Joey Essex who found fame with the show The Only Way is Essex. No matter where baby finds their fame, their stride will always be lead in the right direction with a name like Essex.
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