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What does Jessalyn mean?

Jessalyn Pronunciation of Jessalyn [jes-salyn] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and Jessalyn means "He sees". Jessalyn is a version of Jessica (Hebrew). Jessalyn is also a derivative of Jessie (Hebrew).


Jessalyn has 4 variants: Jessalin, Jessalynn, Jesselyn and Jessilyn.

14 more alternative forms via Jessica, Jessie: Jeslyn, Jessa, Jessaca, Jessah, Jessaka, Jessamae, Jessamyn, Jessana, Jessey, Jessiya, Jesslyn, Jesslynn, Jessy and Jessye.

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Middle name pairings:
Jessalyn Milania (J.M.), ..

How popular is Jessalyn?

Jessalyn is an unusual first name for females. Jessalyn is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jessalyn entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #1405 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is currently at #1816. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Jessalyn (#1816 the previous year) listed in the Top 2000 are Jeslyn, Jessa (#546 the previous year), Jessica (#206), Jessie (#617), Jesslyn, Jessy and Jessye. Other variants, like Jessaka, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Jessalyn was more pronounced 4 decades ago (average #1530) and has become significantly diminished since (#1398, 96% less usage), with versions like Jessie becoming less stylish. Jessa is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessalyn, Jeslyn, Jessa, Jessica, Jessie in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Jessalyn is alike in pronunciation to Jazzalyn, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelyn, Joselyn, Josilyn, Jossalin, Jossalyn and Josselyn. Other recommended names are Gemmalyn, Geralyn, Jacalin, Jacalyn, Jacalynn, Jacelyn, Jackalin, Jackelyn, Jacklyn, Jaclyn, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jacqualyn, Jaklyn, Jalyn, Janalyn, Jaquelyn, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jasolin, Jassamayn, Jazlyn, Jazzlyn, Jenalynn, Jennalyn, Jennilyn, Jeralyn, Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jermayn, Jerralyn, Jerrilyn, Jessamine, Jessamy, Jewelyn, Jocelyn, Joclyn, Jonalyn, Josalind, Josaline, Joscelin, Joselyne, Josilin, Joslin, Joslyn, Joslyne, Joslynn, Josselynne, Jossline, Josslyn, Joycelyn, Jozlyn, Rosalyn, Sessaley, Sessily and Teralyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jessalyn.

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