What does Jessie mean?
Jessie [jessie] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Jessie) is pronounced JESS-ee. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jessie is "He sees". Pet form of Jessica, also recorded in Scotland from an early date as a pet form of Jean and diminutive of Janet. Also a spelling variant of the male name Jesse. Jess- is a popular prefix in contemporary girls' names, especially in blends that sound like Jocelyn. Opera diva Jessye Norman.
Jessie▼ has 20 variants: Jesirae, Jeslyn, Jess, Jessa▲, Jessalyn, Jessalynn, Jessamae, Jessana, Jessandra, Jesse▼, Jesselyn, Jessey, Jessi, Jessilyn, Jessina, Jesslyn, Jesslynn, Jessy, Jessye and Jeziree.
Affiliated girl name: Jasmine.
38 more related forms via Janet, Jean, Jesse, Jessica, Jocelyn: Genie, Jassica, Jeane, Jeanee, Jeanice, Jeanie▼, Jeanine▼, Jeanne▼, Jeannie▼, Jennine, Jesaca, Jesca, Jesenia, Jesica, Jesika, Jessaca, Jessah, Jessaka, Jessalin, Jessca, Jesscia, Jesseca, Jessia, Jessicia, Jessicka, Jessika▼, Jessiqua, Jessiya, Jessyca, Jessyka, Jesyka, Joslin, Josline, Joss, Jossline, Jyssika, Tessica and Yessica.
1 masculine form: Jesse.Creative forms:
(female) Jesie, Jussie, ..
(male) Jesni, Jesson, .. Middle name pairings:
Jessie Caitlin (J.C.), ..
How popular is Jessie?
Jessie is a very prominent first name for women (#215 out of 4276, Top 5%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#8000 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Jessie entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #40 in the U.S. then, and is at #617 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Jasmine (#112 a year ago), Jocelyn (#133), Jessica (#206), Jessa (#546), Janet (#1487), Jessalyn (#1816), Jessi, Jesse, Jesseca, Jesslyn, Yessica, Jessye, Jessy, Jessika, Jess, Jeanine, Jeanie, Jeane, Jean, Jeanne, Jeannie, Jeslyn, Jesika, Jesica, Jesenia and Genie are the popular varying forms of Jessie (#617 a year ago) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Jessie was common 3 decades ago (adoption of 4.23%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 0.51%, ▼88%), with forms such as Jessica falling out of fashion. Jessa is the most fashionable girl name in this compilation.
Jessie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Jaycie, Josee, Josie▲ and Joycie. Other suggested similar names are Bessie▼, Betsie, Cassie▼, Chessie, Cissie, Essie▼, Gussie▼, Hepsie, Issie, Jacie, Jackie▼, Jeffie, Jemmie, Jenie, Jennie▼, Jensine, Jerrie, Jestine, Joyse, Justie, Kassie, Kelsie▼, Kessie, Kissie, Lassie, Leslie▼, Lissie, Lyssie, Missie, Nelsie, Nessia, Nessie, Sessile, Sissie, Tassie, Tessi, Tessia, Tessie▼ and Weslie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jessie.See names in meaning and etymology.