What does Jesse mean?
Jesse [jesse] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Jesse) is a Hebrew name, and the name Jesse means "He sees". Jesse is an alternate form of Jessica (Hebrew). Jesse is also a derivative of Jessie (Hebrew).
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.
1 masculine form: Jessamine.Creative forms:
(female) Jense, Juase, ..
(male) Jesme, .. Middle name pairings:
Jesse Mariana (J.M.), ..
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. Demographics)
Jesse reached its highest position of #607 in the U.S. in 1995, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Jesse are Jesica, Jesika, Jeslyn, Jess, Jessa (#546 from recent data), Jesseca, Jessi, Jessica (#206), Jessie (#617), Jessika, Jesslyn, Jessy and Jessye. Other variants, like Jessia, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Jesse was well-received in the 1980s (adoption of 3.68%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 0.15%, ▼95.9%), with forms such as Jessie becoming less trendy. Jessica has been the most well-known version, although Jessa seems to be becoming a favorite too.
Jesse▼ is pronounced similarly to Jacee, Josee, Josey, Josie▲ and Josy. Other recommended names are Casse, Deyse, Janesse, Jeane, Jemsa, Jenae, Jenee, Jenie, Jenise, Jenne, Jerae, Jere, Jeree, Jerle, Jesusa, Jette, Joss, Joyse, Kasse, Leese, Reese▲ and Rosse. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jesse.See names in meaning and etymology.