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Meaning and name origin

Jessie \j(es)-sie\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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 variant forms: Jesirae, Jeslyn, Jess, Jessa, Jessalyn, Jessalynn, Jessamae, Jessana, Jessandra, Jesse, Jesselyn, Jessey, Jessi, Jessilyn, Jessina, Jesslyn, Jesslynn, Jessy, Jessye and Jeziree.

For more information, see also the related girl name Jasmine.

There is 1 masculine form of Jessie: Jesse.

Jessie is also pronounced similarly to Jessah, Jessia, Jessiya and Josie. Other suggested similar baby names are Bessie, Jessca, Jesscia, Kessie, Nessie and Tessie.


Jessie is a very popular first name for females (#215 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6313 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Jessie name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Jessie with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

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