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Jessa

What does Jessa mean?

Jessa Pronunciation of Jessa [jes-sa] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Jessa means "He sees". Jessa is an alternate form of Jessica (Hebrew). Jessa is also a derivative of Jessie (Hebrew).

Variations

Jessa has 8 variants: Jessah, Jesse, Jessey, Jessi, Jessia, Jessiya, Jessy and Jessye.

37 more different relations via Jessica, Jessie: Jassica, Jecca, Jesaca, Jesca, Jesenia, Jesica, Jesicca, Jesika, Jesirae, Jeslyn, Jess, Jessaca, Jessaka, Jessalin, Jessalyn, Jessamae, Jessamyn, Jessana, Jessca, Jesscia, Jesseca, Jessicia, Jessicka, Jessika, Jessina, Jessiqua, Jesslyn, Jessyca, Jessyka, Jesyka, Jezeca, Jezica, Jezika, Jezyca, Jyssika, Tessica and Yessica.

Creative forms:
(female) Jesna, Josa, ..

(male) Jesjai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jessa Estelle (J.E.), ..

How popular is Jessa?

Jessa is an unusual given name for women. Jessa is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Jessa entered the list in 1990 and reached its top position of #546 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jessa outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Jessa (#546 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 are Jessica (#206 from current records), Jessie (#617), Jessalyn (#1816), Jessika, Jesslyn, Yessica, Jessye, Jessy, Jesseca, Jesika, Jesica, Jeslyn, Jess, Jesenia, Jesse and Jessi. Other variants, like Jessiqua, are seldom used. These relations of Jessa reached the apex of their popularity 35 years ago (usage of 3.68%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.15%, 95.8%), with versions such as Jessika falling out of fashion. Jessica has been the overall favorite, though Jessa has grown popular as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessa, Jesenia, Jesica, Jesika, Jeslyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jess, Jessalyn, Jesse, Jesseca, Jessi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessica, Jessie, Jessika, Jesslyn, Jessy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessye, Yessica in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jessica, Jessie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jessa is alike in pronunciation to Josee, Josey, Josie and Josy. Other recommended names are Alessa, Anessa, Assa, Chessa, Cressa, Dessa, Elssa, Helsa, Inessa, Jalessa, Janessa, Jeana, Jeena, Jelisa, Jelissa, Jelka, Jemma, Jemsa, Jena, Jenda, Jenessa, Jenna, Jeressa, Jessamy, Jesusa, Jetta, Jeyla, Jinessa, Jonessa, Joss, Jozsa, Justa, Kelsa, Leasa, Leesa, Leisa, Lissa, Lyssa, Mesa, Nessa, Nevsa, Neysa, Nissa, Nyssa, Odessa, Orssa, Reesa, Tassa (see Tasha), Tersa, Tesa, Tessa, Tossa and Tressa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jessa.

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