What does Jesse mean?
Related boy name: Jessamine.
Jesse has 1 feminine form: Jessie.Kreatif forms: Jese, Jesje, Jessi. [more]
How popular is Jesse?
Jesse is a very prominent first name for men (#89 out of 1220, Top 7%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#8202 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Jesse for boys. Jesse reached its top position of #28 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #174. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Joshua (#25 via latest list), Josue (#269), Jessie (#809), Jessy, Jess and Josh are the popular variation forms of Jesse (#174 via latest list). Other forms, like Josua, are uncommon. These forms of Jesse were popular as baby names about 3 decades ago (average #381) and are somewhat less popular today (#611, ▼37%), with forms such as Jess falling out of fashion. Jesse has been the most prominent, although Josue seems to be gaining favor too.
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Recommended similar baby names are Janse, Jase▲, Jens, Jensen▲, Jerae, Jere▼, Jerre, Jesper, Jessop, Jessup, Jesus▲, Jette, Jose, Juste, Reese▲ and Rosse. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jesse.