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Jessie Name Meaning and Origin

Jessie Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Gift, Wealth, Fair

Name Origin


The name Jessie is derived from the Hebrew name Yishay, meaning 'gift' or 'wealth'. It is also a diminutive of Jessica, which means 'fair' or 'to behold'. Jessie has a strong history as both a male and female name, with variations in different languages.

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Jessie Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

The name Jessie is fairly easy to pronounce with clear syllables and familiar sounds, making it pleasant to hear and say.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Jessie has a simple rhythm with two syllables, but can be slightly choppy depending on pronunciation. Overall, it flows smoothly.

Famous People Named Jessie

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

● Jessie J

Jessie J is a British singer and songwriter known for hits like 'Price Tag' and 'Bang Bang'. She has won multiple awards for her powerful vocals and energetic performances.

● Jessie Eisenberg

Jessie Eisenberg is an American actor known for his role as Mark Zuckerberg in 'The Social Network' and as Lex Luthor in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'. He has received critical acclaim for his versatile performances.

Jessie Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Jessie

The name Jessie may evoke negative associations with the character Jessie from the 'Toy Story' franchise, which could be seen as overly emotional or clingy. Additionally, in some cultures, the name may be associated with stereotypes of gender ambiguity.

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