What does Jessenia mean?
Jessenia /jes-se-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 Variant of Llesenia or Yesenia, originally made popular by the Gypsy title character of a 1970s Spanish soap opera.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.
Associated with: opera.
Jessenia has 20 more alternative forms via Jessica, Yesenia: Jessa▲, Jessaca, Jessaka, Jessalin, Jessca, Jesscia, Jesse▼, Jesseca, Jessey, Jessia, Jessicia, Jessicka, Jessie▼, Jessika▼, Jessiqua, Jessiya, Jessyca, Jessyka, Yasenia and Yesemia.Kreatif forms:
(female) Jesna, Josenia, ..
(male) Jesni, Jesseni, ..
How popular is Jessenia?
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 statistics of Jessenia for girls. Jessenia was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #888 in the U.S. in the year 1993, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 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), Yesenia (#1222), Yessenia, Jessika, Jesse, Jesseca and Jesenia. Other variants, like Jessicia, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Jessenia was widespread among parents during 1980-1989 (usage of 3.7%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.2%, down 95%), with versions like Yessenia becoming somewhat dated. Jessica has generally been preferred by parents, although Jessa seems to be gaining popularity too.
Jessenia is pronounced similarly to Jacenia, Jessana and Jessina. Other recommended names are Arsenia, Celenia, Cressentia, Geenia, Hesperia, Ismenia, Jeena, Jelena, Jensina, Jeremia, Jessamae, Jessamy, Jessandra, Jesselyn, Jessi, Jesstina, Jestina, Josana, Josanna, Josianna, Josina, Levenia, Messina, Nessia, Permenia (see Parmenia), Selenia, Terenia, Tessia, Veenia, Vesteria, Xeenia, Yesseca (see Yessica), Zeenia and Zelenia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jessenia.