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Popularity
275k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jessie

Gender: Neutral. Ranked #262 most popular

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550k Jose
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What does the name "Jessie" mean?

Jessie (English): Diminutive form of Jessica or Jean

The name "Jessie" is of English origin and it means "Diminutive form of Jessica or Jean". It's a name commonly given to girls.

J is for joy, that you always bring.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

I is for interest, you show in others.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Eissej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eejsis". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Jessie" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Jessie? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 274,931 babies born with the name Jessie in the United States. That's more than enough Jessies to occupy the country of Barbados with an estimated population of 274,200 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 789 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jessie" was in 1918 with a total of 3,591 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jessies)

According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jessie" is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 55 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1932. Across the entire United States a total of 3,178 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Jessie popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jessie in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jessie

Jessie J

Jessie J is a singer and songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Jessie was born in 1988 as Jessica Ellen Cornish in Chadwell Heath, London, England.

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Jessica Tandy

Jessica Tandy is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1926 to 1994. Jessica was born in 1909 as Jessie Alice Tandy in Hackney, London, England, UK.

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Irene Ryan

Irene Ryan is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1913 to 1973. Irene was born in 1902 as Jessie Irene Noblett in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Jessie Wallace

Jessie Wallace is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1999 to present. Jessie was born in 1971 as Karen Jane Wallace in Enfield, Greater London, England.

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Jessie Cave

Jessie Cave is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Jessie was born in 1987 in London, England.

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Jessie Armstead

Jessie Armstead is a NFL player. Jessie was born in 1970 in Dallas, Texas.

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Past life for Jessie born May 23, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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