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What does Jessye mean?

Jessye Pronunciation of Jessye [jessye] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Jessye is "He sees". Jessye is an alternate form of Jessie (Hebrew): pet variation of Jessica.


Jessye has 5 variants: Jessa, Jesse, Jessey, Jessi and Jessy.

11 more related forms via Jessie: Jesirae, Jeslyn, Jess, Jessalyn, Jessamae, Jessana, Jesselyn, Jessilyn, Jessina, Jesslyn and Jesslynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Jersye, Jesye, ..

(male) Jesjay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jessye Aiyana (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jessye?

Jessye is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Jessye is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jessye entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #1722 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessye name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jeslyn, Jess, Jessa (#546 in 2015), Jessalyn (#1816), Jesse, Jessi, Jessie (#617), Jesslyn and Jessy are the prominent alternative forms of Jessye. These relations of Jessye were popular 135 years ago (median #1587) and have become significantly less common since (#1697, 86.6% less usage), with forms like Jesse becoming less stylish. Jessa is the most chic birth name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessye, Jeslyn, Jess, Jessa, Jessalyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jesse, Jessi, Jessie, Jesslyn, Jessy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jessye is pronounced similarly to Jessah, Jessia, Jessiya, Josee, Josey, Josie and Josy. Other suggested similar names are Bessie, Bessy, Bettye, Cassye (see Casey), Janaye, Janesse, Jaslyn, Jasmyn, Jasmyne, Jaye, Jeanae, Jeane, Jeanee, Jeanne, Jemmie, Jemsa, Jenae, Jenay, Jenee, Jenene, Jenice, Jenie, Jenise, Jennee, Jenny, Jerae, Jere, Jerle, Jerree, Jerrie, Jerry, Jery, Jesaca (see Jessica), Jesca, Jesika, Jesreel, Jessaca, Jessamyn, Jessca, Jesscia (see Jessica), Jessica, Jessika, Jessyca, Jessyka, Jestine, Jesusa, Jette, Jey, Joslyn, Joslyne, Joss, Josslyn, Joye, Joyse, Judye, Justie, Justy, Justyce, Justyne, Kellye, Kessie, Kessy, Nessie, Nessy, Nessya, Sessy, Tessie and Tessy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jessye.

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