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Jesenia meaning and name origin
Jesenia \j(e)-se-nia\ as a girl's name has the meaning "He sees" and is a variant of Jessenia (Spanish): variant of Llesenia or Yesenia, originally made popular by the Gypsy title character of a 1970s Spanish soap opera.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.
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Popularity of Jesenia
Jesenia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2282 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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