Meaning and name origin
Jesenia \j(e)-se-nia\ as a girl's name is of Spanish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jesenia is "He sees". Jesenia is a variant of Jessenia (Spanish): variant of Llesenia or Yesenia, originally made popular by the Gypsy title character of a 1970s Spanish soap opera. Also a variant of Jessica (Hebrew): coined by Shakespeare (from the Old Testament Iscah or Jesca) in "The Merchant of Venice" for Shylock's daughter, a young Jewish woman who elopes with Lorenzo and converts to Christianity. See also Yesenia.
Jesenia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2282 out of 4276, Top 53%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jesenia for girls. Jesenia reached its highest rank of #965 in the U.S. in 1990. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jesenia and its source forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jessica (#179), Yesenia, Jessenia and Jesenia. (2014 statistics).