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Jessie (boy)

What does Jessie mean?

Jessie Pronunciation of Jessie [jessie] as a boys' name (also used more generally as girls' name Jessie) is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Jessie means "the Lord exists". Jessie is a variant form of Jesse (Hebrew).


Jessie has 3 variants: Jesiah, Jessey and Jessy.

1 more different relation via Jesse: Jess.

Creative forms:
(male) Jasie, Jusie, ..

(female) Jesa, Jesi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jessie Filip (J.F.), ..

How popular is Jessie?

Jessie is a very popular first name for men (#235 out of 1220, Top 19%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8000 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jessie reached its top rank of #73 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, and is presently at #918. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jesse (#178 the previous year), Jesiah (#1105), Jessy, Jessey and Jess are the popular alternative forms of Jessie (#918 the previous year) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Jessie were favored as birth names a century ago (average #1038) and are now significantly less popular (#1366, down 83%), with forms such as Jesse falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessie, Jesiah, Jess, Jesse, Jessey, Jessy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jessie is alike in pronunciation to Josue. Other suggested similar names are Beaslie (see Beasley), Benjie, Berkie, Busbie, Chesnie, Chessie, Denlie, Dennie, Derrie, Dewie, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Ferdie, Fergie, Gerrie, Gussie, Hastie, Hecie, Jackie, Jaimie, Jakie, Jamesie, Janse, Jase, Jasin, Jaymie, Jeffie, Jeffrie, Jemmie, Jenesis, Jenkin, Jensen, Jensson, Jerae, Jereme, Jeremie, Jeriel, Jerome, Jerre, Jerric, Jerrie, Jerriel, Jerriq, Jesous, Jessamine, Jessop, Jesstin, Jessup, Jestin, Jette, Jevvin (see Jevon), Jimmie, Johnie, Jose, Josia, Josif, Joslin, Joss, Justice, Justin, Keelie, Kelbie, Kelsie, Kerbie, Lemmie, Leslie, Massie, Ossie, Percie, Perrie, Reggie, Remie, Rennie, Teddie and Welbie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jessie.

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