[ 1 syll. jes-sa, je-ssa ] The baby girl name Jessa is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced as JH-S-ah- †. Jessa's language of origin is English-American and Hebrew. It is predominantly used in English.
Jessa is a contracted form of the English Jessalyn.
Jessa is also a form of the English and German Jessica in the English language.
Jessa is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 2015 with 0.029% of baby girls being named Jessa. It was #546 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a steep decline in frequency since then, and is of only irregular use today. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Jessa, Jessica was the most widely used. In the last century Jessa has primarily been a baby girl name.
† Pronunciation for Jessa: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"