Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Tide, estuary; East
Estes is a boy’s given name and surname of English or Latin origin. It may derive from the Latin word aestus, meaning “tide,” possibly used to denote someone who lived by an estuary. Alternatively, it may have its roots in the Middle English word est, meaning “east,” referring to someone from the east. A famous bearer of this name was Sleepy John Estes, the blues musician who inspired The Beatles, Bob Dylan, and Led Zeppelin. If you have a loved one with this surname you’d like to pay tribute to, Estes could be a meaningful and unique choice for baby.
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