Jesse - Meaning of Jesse

What does Jesse mean?

[ 2 syll. jes-se, je-sse ] The baby girl name Jesse is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced JHEHS-iy in English †. Jesse's language of origin is Hebrew and it is predominantly used in English.

Jesse is a form (English) of the English and German Jessica.

Jesse is also a form of the English, Scottish, German, and Hebrew Jessie.

See also the related categories, english and hebrew.

Jesse is an uncommon baby girl name. At the height of its usage in 1981, 0.021% of baby girls were named Jesse. It was #518 in rank then. The baby name has steeply slipped in popularity since then, and is currently used only on a very modest scale. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Jesse, Jessica was the most frequently used. In the last century Jesse has primarily been a boy name. In 2000, 15 times more boys than girls were given the name Jesse.

Baby names that sound like Jesse include Jescie, Jesee, Jesey, Jesi, Jesie, Jessee, Jessey, Jessye, Jesy, Jaasau, Jacci, Jacey, Jacki, Jackie, Jacky, Jacqi, Jacqua, Jacqui, Jacquie, and Jae Hwa.

† Pronunciation for Jesse: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"



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