Jessie - girls name

Jessie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Jessie name meaning:

The name Jessie is a unisex name, meaning that it can be used for both boys and girls. However, in recent years, it has become more commonly associated with girls. The origin of the name Jessie can be traced back to the Hebrew name Yishai, which means "gift" or "wealthy." In addition, Jessie is often seen as a diminutive form of the name Jessica, which is of Hebrew origin and means "God beholds" or "gift of God."

The name Jessie has a warm and friendly feel to it, exuding a sense of approachability and charm. It is often associated with individuals who possess a caring and nurturing nature. Jessie is a name that can be seen as both strong and feminine, making it an appealing choice for parents looking for a versatile name for their daughter. Overall, the name Jessie carries positive connotations of being a gift or a blessing, and it embodies qualities of generosity, kindness, and grace.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Jessica. God sees.


Unisex names, Victorian names

Related names

Jessica , Gessica, Jess , Jessie

Other girls names beginning with J


Overall UK ranking: 314 out of 5581

149 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (177)

Historical popularity of Jessie

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