What does Yesenia mean?
Yesenia \ye-se-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.
For more information, see also the related girl name Jessenia.
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 popularity of Yesenia for girls. Yesenia entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #156 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Yesenia and associated names. Jesenia, Jessenia and Yessenia are the prominent varying forms of Yesenia ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of this girl name was at its peak in 1990 and has become significantly lower since, with the forms Yesenia and Yessenia becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)