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Jesse (girl)

What does Jesse mean?

Jesse Pronunciation of Jesse as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Jesse) is a Hebrew name, and the name Jesse means "He sees". Jesse is an alternate form of Jessica (Hebrew). Jesse is also a derivative of Jessie (Hebrew).



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

RELATED FORMS VIA JESSICA, JESSIE Jecca, Jesaca, Jesca, Jesica, Jesika, Jesirae, Jeslyn, Jess, Jessaca, Jessaka, Jessamae, Jessana, Jessca, Jesscia, Jesseca, Jesselyn, Jessika, Jessina, Jesslyn, Jessyca, Jessyka, Jesyka


(female) Jense, ..

(male) Jesme, ..

Jesse Leia (J.L.), ..

How popular is Jesse?

Jesse is a very popular first name for females (#1044 out of 4276, Top 24%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#8202 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Jesse reached its highest position of #607 in the U.S. in 1995, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Jesse are Jesica, Jesika, Jeslyn, Jess, Jessa (#1073 FROM RECENT DATA), Jesseca, Jessi, Jessica (#312), Jessie (#656), Jessika, Jesslyn, Jessy and Jessye. Other variants, like Jessia, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Jesse was well-received in the 1980s (ADOPTION OF 2.85%) and has become significantly lower since (ADOPTION 0.1%, 96.4%), with forms such as Jesica becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jesse, Jesica, Jesika, Jeslyn, Jess in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessa, Jesseca, Jessi, Jessica, Jessie in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Jesse is pronounced similarly to Jacee, Josee, Josey, Josie and Josy. Other recommended sound-alike names are Casse, Deyse, Janesse, Jeane, Jemsa, Jenae, Jenee, Jenie, Jenise, Jenne, Jerae, Jere, Jeree, Jerle, Jesusa, Jette, Joss, Joyse, Kasse, Leese, Reese and Rosse. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jesse.

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