What does Jessalyn mean?
Jessalyn [jes-salyn] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and Jessalyn means "He sees". Jessalyn is a version of Jessica (Hebrew) with the suffix -lyn. Jessalyn is also a derivative of Jessie (Hebrew).
(female) Jeslan, Jessalan, ..
(male) Jessabin, Jessain, ..
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)
Presented below is the baby name statistics of Jessalyn for girls. 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)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the popularity of the girl name Jessalyn and corresponding 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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.