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Jessie 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 name Jasmine.

Baby names that sound like Jessie are Jessia, Essie, Issie, Jessiya, Jessah and Josie.

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Popularity of Jessie

Jessie is a very popular first name for women (#215 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6313 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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