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Jessie - Meaning of Jessie

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Meaning of the name JessieJesseJeanJesmarJeenJesseyJeanoJessaIekeJesiJeanotJessamineJessJezzeYishaiJeannotJeseJessmarJessicaJeanneJeseeIsaiJesseeJéanJessiJessy

[ 1 syll. jes-sie, je-ss-ie ] The baby boy name Jessie is also used, and more often so, as a girl name. It is pronounced as JH-S-iy- †. Jessie is used chiefly in the English language and its origin is Hebrew. Jessie is a diminutive form of the name Jesse (English and German).

See also the related category hebrew.

Jessie is a classic favorite. At present it is still somewhat popular as a baby name for boys, though it was in more widespread use in the past. Its usage peaked modestly in 1910 with 0.247% of baby boys being given the name Jessie. It ranked at #72 then. The baby name has since experienced a marked fall in popularity, and is today of occasional use. In 2017, its usage was only 0.011% and its ranking #963. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Jessie, Jesse was the most commonly used. In 2017, it was used 10 times more than Jessie. There were times from 1948 to 2009 when more boys than girls were named Jessie, but currently it is more often than not a girl name. In 2016, the name Jessie was given to 95% more girls than boys.

Baby names that sound like Jessie include Jessy (English and German), J, Jaac, Jac (Welsh), Jace (English), Jach (Czech and Polish), Jack (English and Dutch), Jacke, Jacks, Jacq, Jacs, Jae (English, Korean, and Indian), Jag, Jah, Jaice, Jaik, Jaike, Jak, Jake (English and Hebrew), and Jakeh (English).

† Pronunciation for Jessie: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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