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What does Yessenia mean?

Yessenia Pronunciation of Yessenia [yesse-nia] as a name for girls has its root in Spanish. Yessenia is an alternate spelling of Jessenia (Spanish): transcription of Llesenia. Yessenia is also a variant of Yesenia (Spanish).


Yessenia has 3 variants: Yasenia, Yazenia and Yessenya.

4 more relations via Jessenia, Yesenia: Jasenia, Jesenia, Jesenya and Yesemia.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Yessenia Ellianna (Y.E.), ..

How popular is Yessenia?

Yessenia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3190 out of 4276, Top 75%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Yessenia entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #663 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Jesenia, Jessenia and Yesenia (#1312 the previous year) are the prominent varying forms of Yessenia. Other forms, like Yessenya, are uncommon. These relations of Yessenia reached the peak of their popularity 25 years ago (median #671) and are now significantly less common (#1828, 94% less usage), with versions such as Yesenia becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yessenia, Jesenia, Jessenia, Yesenia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yessenia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arsenia, Celenia, Cressentia, Geenia, Hesperia, Ismenia, Jessana, Jesscia (see Jessica), Jesseca, Jessia, Jessicia, Jessina, Levenia, Llesenia, Messina, Nessia, Permenia (see Parmenia), Selenia, Terenia, Tessia, Veenia, Vesteria, Xeenia, Yasmena, Yasminia, Yelena, Yesseca (see Yessica), Yessica, Yessika, Ysanna, Zeenia and Zelenia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Yessenia.

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