What does Yesenia mean?
Yesenia [yese-nia] as a girls' name is pronounced yeh-SEE-nee-ah. It is of Spanish origin. A form of Jesenia, a Hispanic name, and phonetic variant of Llesenia, a name made popular by the title character of a 1970s Spanish soap opera. Also possibly of Russian origin, from the male name Yesenin.
Related girl name: Jessenia.Creative forms:
(female) Yeseana, Yesena, ..
(male) Yeseny, Yeseri, .. Middle name pairings:
Yesenia Blakely (Y.B.), ..
How popular is Yesenia?
Yesenia is a very prominent first name for women (#853 out of 4276, Top 20%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name history of Yesenia for girls. Yesenia entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #156 in the U.S. in 1990, and is at #1312 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Jesenia, Jessenia and Yessenia are the prominent varying forms of Yesenia (#1312 from current records). Usage of these forms of Yesenia was at its peak in the year 1990 (median #671) and has become significantly lower since (#1828, ▼94%).
Yesenia▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ysanna. Other recommended names are Arcenia, Arsania, Arsemia (see Arsenia), Arsenia, Bedelia, Cecelia▼, Celenia, Cerelia, Cesia, Deelia, Edenia, Elvenia, Fecelia, Fenia, Geenia, Genesia, Genia, Henia, Hestia, Ieshia, Ismenia, Jasenia, Jeremia, Jesenya, Jesscia (see Jessica), Kennia, Keshia▼, Kesia, Leecia, Leonia, Lesia, Levania, Levenia, Levinia, Meelia, Melania, Needia, Nessia, Netania, Permenia (see Parmenia), Petunia, Robenia, Roselia, Secelia, Sedonia, Seelia, Seeria, Selenia, Sesilia, Sirenia, Terenia, Terezia, Tesia, Tessia, Veenia, Venecia, Venezia, Xeenia, Xenia, Yalena, Yasmena, Yasminia, Yeesha, Yelena, Yesfir, Yesseca (see Yessica), Yessica, Yessika, Yosefa, Yosepha, Yulenka, Yuseffa, Zeenia and Zelenia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Yesenia.See names in meaning and etymology.