What does Jesse mean?
Jesse /jes-se/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Jesse). Jesse's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Jesse means "He sees". Jesse is an alternate form of Jessica (Hebrew). Jesse is also a derivative of Jessie (Hebrew).
Jesse▼ has 22 more related forms via Jessica, Jessie: Jecca, Jesaca, Jesca, Jesica▼, Jesika, Jesirae, Jeslyn, Jess, Jessaca, Jessaka, Jessamae, Jessana, Jessca, Jesscia, Jesseca, Jesselyn, Jessika▼, Jessina, Jesslyn, Jessyca, Jessyka and Jesyka.
Jesse has 1 masculine form: Jessamine.Kreatif forms: Jase, Jesne. [more]
How popular is Jesse?
Jesse is a very popular first name for females (#1044 out of 4276, Top 24%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#8202 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Jesse for girls. Jesse reached its highest position of #607 in the U.S. in 1995, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Jesse and related names. Popular alternative forms of Jesse are Jesica, Jessa (#849 last year), Jessi, Jessica (#179), Jessie (#587) and Jessika. Variants like Jessye are seldom used. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread in the year 1990 (usage of 0.3786%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.1979%, ▼47.7%), with the forms Jesica, Jesse, Jessie and Jessika becoming less trendy. Jessica (#179) is the most trendy name for newborns in this list, with this name having a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)