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Name Jessica

Meaning:He (God) beholdsTools:

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About the name Jessica in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, English
Diminutives:Jessa
Short forms:Jessie
US 2015 rank:#206     ... 204:Finley, 205:Gabrielle, 206:Jessica, 207:Charlie, 208:Stephanie ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Jéssica, Gessica, Jessika, Jensina, Jerica, Jerrica, Jesca, Jessa, Jessi, Jessie     Details
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About Jessica, the group of names with the same origin as Jessica

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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SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2015 46,  2014 40,  2013 40,  2012 24,  2011 20,  2010 20,  2009 15,  2008 16,  2007 10,  2006 6,  2005 6,  2004 5,  2003 2,  2002 2,  2001 1
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 83,  2013 95,  2012 60,  2011 48,  2010 42,  2009 54,  2008 26
England+WalesGraph2015 7,  2014 8,  2013 6,  2012 3,  2011 4,  2010 6,  2009 6,  2008 5,  2007 5,  2006 3,  2005 12004 3,  2003 4,  2002 3,  2001 4,  2000 5,  1999 8,  1998 4
IrelandGraph2015 38,  2014 32,  2013 28,  2012 29,  2011 31,  2010 29,  2009 27,  2008 22,  2007 21,  2006 20,  2005 20,  2004 23,  2003 19,  2002 172001 20,  2000 21,  1999 23,  1998 19
MexicoGraph2011 92,  2010 71,  2009 74,  2008 69
ScotlandGraph2015 5,  2014 52013 7,  2012 7,  2011 8,  2010 11,  2009 13,  2008 12,  2007 12,  2006 13,  2005 19,  2004 22,  2003 23,  2002 27,  2001 36,  2000 38,  1999 47,  1998 33
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 23,  1990-1999 2,  1980-1989 11970-1979 11
USA prevalence 1990 26
USA yearlyGraph2015 206,  2014 179,  2013 163,  2012 138,  2011 120,  2010 92,  2009 78,  2008 59,  2007 42,  2006 32,  2005 27,  2004 21,  2003 18,  2002 16,  2001 11,  2000 8,  1999 9,  1998 8,  1997 2,  1996 2,  1995 1,  1994 1,  1993 1
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