What does Jessenia mean?
Jessenia \j(e)-sse-nia\ as a girls' name is pronounced jes-SEE-nee-ah. It is of Spanish origin. Variant of Llesenia or Yesenia, originally made popular by the Gypsy title character of a 1970s Spanish soap opera. Also sometimes used as a variant of Jessica.
Jessenia has 43 more alternative forms via Jessica, Yesenia: Jassica, Jecca, Jesaca, Jesca, Jesica▼, Jesicca, Jesika, Jess, Jessa, Jessaca, Jessah, Jessaka, Jessalin, Jessalyn, Jessamyn, Jessca, Jesscia, Jesse▼, Jesseca, Jessey, Jessia, Jessicia, Jessicka, Jessie▼, Jessika▼, Jessiqua, Jessiya, Jessy, Jessyca, Jessyka, Jesyka, Jezeca, Jezica, Jezika, Jezyca, Jyssika, Lajessica, Tessica, Tjessica, Yasenia, Yazenia, Yesemia and Yessica.
Jessenia is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2565 out of 4276, Top 60%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jessenia for girls. Jessenia was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #888 in the U.S. in the year 1993, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Jessenia and associated names. Popular variation forms of Jessenia are Jessica (#179 in 2014), Jessie (#587), Jessa (#849), Yessenia, Jessika, Yesenia, Jesica, Jesse and Jesenia. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest in 1990 (usage of 0.3881%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.1385%, down 64.3%), with versions like Yesenia, Jesica, Jesse, Jessika and Yessenia becoming somewhat dated. Jessica (#179) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list, with this name undergoing a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)