Think Baby Names - logo
Home > Jessie

Jessie meaning, girlJessie

Save Jessie to list (0)

pinWhat does Jessie mean?

Jessie /jes-sie/ [2 sylls.] 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.

Jessie has 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.

Jessie has 1 masculine form: Jesse.

Kreatif forms: Jaysie, Jesie, Johsie. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Jessie for girls. Jessie entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #40 in the U.S. then, and is at #587 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jessie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jessie outside U.S.

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Jessie and affiliated names. Jasmine (#100 a year ago), Jocelyn (#114), Jessica (#179), Jessa (#849), Jesse, Jessi, Jessika, Jesica, Jeannie, Jeane, Jean, Janet, Jeanie, Jeanine, Genie, Jeanne and Jesenia are the popular varying forms of Jessie (#587 a year ago) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3577%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.1762%, 50.8%), with forms such as Janet, Jeanie, Jeanine, Genie and Jeanne falling out of fashion. Jocelyn (#114), Jasmine (#100) and Jessica (#179) are three of the more fashionable girl names in this compilation, with Jessica enjoying a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jessie, Genie, Janet, Jasmine, Jean in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jeane, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanne, Jeannie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jesenia, Jesica, Jessa, Jesse, Jessi in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jessica, Jessika, Jocelyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jessie, Jasmine, Jessica outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Jessie is alike in pronunciation to Josie. Other suggested similar baby names are Bessie, Kessie, Nessie and Tessie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jessie.