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What does Jessy mean?

Jessy Pronunciation of Jessy [jessy] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Jessy) is of Hebrew origin, and Jessy means "the Lord exists". Jessy is an alternate spelling of Jesse (Hebrew).


Jessy has 3 variants: Jesiah, Jessey and Jessie.

1 more related form via Jesse: Jess.

Creative forms:
(male) Jersy, Jescee, ..

(female) Jesel, Jesie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jessy Lennon (J.L.), ..

How popular is Jessy?

Jessy is an unusual first name for men. Jessy is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jessy entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #757 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jesse (#178 from current records), Jessie (#918), Jesiah (#1105), Jessey and Jess are the prominent alternative forms of Jessy listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Jessy were at the apex of their popularity in the 1880s (usage of 0.8%) and are now much less conventional (usage 0.1%, 82.6%), with versions such as Jessie becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

Similar Names

Jessy is pronounced similarly to Jacey, Jacy and Josue. Other suggested similar names are Issy, Jeffy, Jefry, Jemmy, Jens, Jerry, Jerzy, Jessop, Jessup, Jesus, Joss, Kelsy (see Kelsey) and Newsy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jessy.

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