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pinWhat does Jessa mean?

Jessa /jes-sa/ [2 sylls.] 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).


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

Jessa has 45 more different relations via Jessica, Jessie: Jassica, Jecca, Jesaca, Jesca, Jesenia, Jesica, Jesicca, Jesika, Jesirae, Jeslyn, Jess, Jessaca, Jessaka, Jessalin, Jessalyn, Jessalynn, Jessamae, Jessamyn, Jessana, Jessandra, Jessca, Jesscia, Jesseca, Jesselyn, Jessicia, Jessicka, Jessika, Jessilyn, Jessina, Jessiqua, Jesslyn, Jesslynn, Jessyca, Jessyka, Jesyka, Jezeca, Jezica, Jezika, Jeziree, Jezyca, Jyssika, Lajessica, Tessica, Tjessica and Yessica.

Kreatif forms: Jeasa, Jesja, Joysa. [more]

pinHow 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)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jessa for girls. Jessa entered the list in 2012 and reached its top position of #849 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jessa name in U.S.

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

Popular variation forms of Jessa (#849 the previous year) rated in the Top 1000 are Jessica (#179 the previous year), Jessie (#587), Jessika, Jesse, Jesica, Jesenia and Jessi. Variants like Jessandra are seldom used. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 1990 (usage of 0.3356%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1731%, 48.4%), with the versions Jesica, Jesse, Jessika and Jessie becoming less fashionable. Jessica (#179) is the most chic baby name in this compilation, with this name enjoying a rekindling in popularity. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Jessa and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jessa, Jesenia, Jesica, Jesse, Jessi in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jessica, Jessie, Jessika in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Dessa, Jemsa, Jesusa, Joss, Jozsa, Nessa and Tessa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jessa.