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Name Jesse

Meaning:He (God) beholdsTools:

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About the name Jesse in particular

Languages of use:English
Topics:Male and female
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Jesse, Jess, Jessa, Jessi, Jessie, Jessie, Jessie, Jessy, Jessy, Bessie     Details
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About Jessica, the group of names with the same origin as Jesse

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

Popularity lists that contain the name Jesse

USA decades 1990-1999 694
USA yearlyGraph2000 805,  1999 648,  1998 791,  1997 792,  1996 724,  1995 6071994 620,  1993 662