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Name Jessa

Meaning:He (God) beholdsTools:

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About the name Jessa in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Jessica
US 2015 rank:#546     ... 544:Cecelia, 545:Adelina, 546:Jessa, 547:Hayley, 548:Julissa ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Hessa, Jesca, Jess, Jesse, Jesse, Jessi, Jessy, Jessy, Jesusa, Tessa     Details
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About Jessica, the group of names with the same origin as Jessa

Meaning/translation:He (God) beholds
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:first used by Shakespeare in his play The Merchant of Venice
 he probably based the name on the biblical name Iscah
Topics:Invented, Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Jessica USA 1995,  36:Jessie England+Wales 1904,  45:Jéssica Portugal 2013,  84:Dzsesszika Hungary 2010,  546:Jessa USA 2015,  607:Jesse USA 1995,  636:Jessy Switzerland 1997,  694:Jessika USA 1990-1999,  827:Jessi USA 1994
Old/original forms:Iscah Hebrew
Name variants:Dzsesszika, Gessica, Jesca, Jessa, Jesse, Jessi, Jessica, Jéssica, Jessie, Jessika, Jessy   Sortable list   Details
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USA yearlyGraph2015 5462014 845,  2012 998