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What does Jessa mean?

Jessa Pronunciation of Jessa as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Jessa means "He sees". Jessa is an alternate form of Jessica (Hebrew). Jessa is also a derivative of Jessie (Hebrew).



VARIANTS Jessye, Jessy, Jessiya, Jessia, Jessi, Jessey, Jesse, Jessah

OTHER FORMS VIA JESSICA, JESSIE Jassica, Jecca, Jesaca, Jesca, Jesenia, Jesica, Jesicca, Jesika, Jesirae, Jeslyn, Jess, Jessaca, Jessaka, Jessalin, Jessalyn, Jessamae, Jessamyn, Jessana, Jessca, Jesscia, Jesseca, Jessicia, Jessicka, Jessika, Jessina, Jessiqua, Jesslyn, Jessyca, Jessyka, Jesyka, Jezeca, Jezica, Jezika, Jezyca, Jyssika, Tessica, Yessica

(female) Josa, ..

(male) Jesni, ..

Jessa Azariah (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jessa?

Jessa is an unusual given name for women. Jessa is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Jessa entered the list in 1990 and reached its top position of #546 in the U.S. in the year 2015, and is currently at #1073. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Jessa (#1073 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) rated in the Top 2000 are Jessica (#312), Jessie (#656), Jesenia, Jessye, Jessy, Jesslyn, Jessika, Jesseca, Jessi, Jesica, Jesse, Jessalyn, Jess, Jeslyn, Jesika and Yessica. Other variants, like Jessiqua, are seldom used. These relations of Jessa reached the apex of their popularity 38 years ago (USAGE OF 2.86%) and have become significantly less popular since (USAGE 0.1%, 96.4%), with versions such as Jesica falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessa, Jesenia, Jesica, Jesika, Jeslyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jess, Jessalyn, Jesse, Jesseca, Jessi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessica, Jessie, Jessika, Jesslyn, Jessy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessye, Yessica in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jessa is alike in pronunciation to Josee, Josey, Josie and Josy. Other recommended sound-alike names are Alessa, Anessa, Assa, Chessa, Cressa, Dessa, Elssa, Helsa, Inessa, Jalessa, Janessa, Jeana, Jeena, Jelisa, Jelissa, Jelka, Jemma, Jemsa, Jena, Jenda, Jenessa, Jenna, Jeressa, Jessamy, Jesusa, Jetta, Jeyla, Jinessa, Jonessa, Joss, Jozsa, Justa, Kelsa, Leasa, Leesa, Leisa, Lissa, Lyssa, Mesa, Nessa, Nevsa, Neysa, Nissa, Nyssa, Odessa, Orssa, Reesa, Tassa (see Tasha), Tersa, Tesa, Tessa, Tossa and Tressa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jessa.

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