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Jesse Name Meaning and Origin

Jesse Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Gift, Wealthy, God's Grace

Name Origin


Jesse is a Hebrew name meaning 'gift' or 'God's grace'. In the Bible, Jesse was the father of King David, symbolizing wealth and prosperity. The name is often associated with blessings and divine favor.

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Jesse Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Jesse is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of sounds, making it pleasant to hear and say.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables 'Jes-se' create a rhythmic pattern that is easy to articulate but could benefit from a bit more variation.

Famous People Named Jesse

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg is an American actor known for his roles in films like 'The Social Network' and 'Zombieland'. He has received critical acclaim for his performances and is recognized for his versatile acting skills.

● Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartney is a singer and actor who gained fame for his music career with hits like 'Beautiful Soul'. He has also appeared in TV shows such as 'Summerland' and 'Young Justice'.

● Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens was an American track and field athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He broke racial barriers and became a symbol of courage and excellence in sports.

Jesse Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Jesse

The name Jesse does not evoke negative characters or cultural symbols. It is generally well-received and associated with positive traits such as blessings and prosperity.

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