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275k
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Jessie

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • #262 All Time
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How popular is the name "Jessie" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 789 635 154 #90 boy name
#36 girl name
1881 804 661 143 #91 boy name
#35 girl name
1882 998 806 192 #84 boy name
#37 girl name
1883 984 833 151 #89 boy name
#40 girl name
1884 1,065 888 177 #90 boy name
#42 girl name
1885 1,154 952 202 #81 boy name
#40 girl name
1886 1,184 1,003 181 #89 boy name
#41 girl name
1887 1,194 1,012 182 #86 boy name
#41 girl name
1888 1,454 1,200 254 #78 boy name
#43 girl name
1889 1,403 1,196 207 #86 boy name
#43 girl name
1890 1,491 1,250 241 #73 boy name
#43 girl name
1891 1,346 1,119 227 #75 boy name
#48 girl name
1892 1,497 1,246 251 #79 boy name
#46 girl name
1893 1,430 1,216 214 #85 boy name
#48 girl name
1894 1,375 1,120 255 #79 boy name
#55 girl name
1895 1,545 1,300 245 #79 boy name
#48 girl name
1896 1,332 1,103 229 #89 boy name
#57 girl name
1897 1,425 1,191 234 #79 boy name
#52 girl name
1898 1,511 1,244 267 #78 boy name
#55 girl name
1899 1,342 1,081 261 #70 boy name
#54 girl name
1900 1,819 1,422 397 #69 boy name
#53 girl name
1901 1,347 1,116 231 #85 boy name
#55 girl name
1902 1,563 1,240 323 #73 boy name
#54 girl name
1903 1,482 1,202 280 #78 boy name
#55 girl name
1904 1,510 1,197 313 #76 boy name
#60 girl name
1905 1,653 1,315 338 #74 boy name
#57 girl name
1906 1,570 1,247 323 #77 boy name
#58 girl name
1907 1,700 1,314 386 #71 boy name
#60 girl name
1908 1,737 1,382 355 #77 boy name
#58 girl name
1909 1,753 1,321 432 #73 boy name
#63 girl name
1910 2,057 1,541 516 #72 boy name
#63 girl name
1911 2,050 1,550 500 #79 boy name
#66 girl name
1912 2,744 2,052 692 #65 girl name
1913 3,233 2,475 758 #61 girl name
1914 3,810 2,861 949 #64 girl name
1915 4,596 3,356 1,240 #66 girl name
1916 4,683 3,414 1,269 #68 girl name
1917 4,825 3,465 1,360 #70 girl name
1918 5,003 3,591 1,412 #75 girl name
1919 5,001 3,528 1,473 #75 girl name
1920 4,920 3,330 1,590 #84 girl name
1921 4,743 3,226 1,517 #91 girl name
1922 4,773 3,181 1,592 #87 girl name
1923 4,478 2,996 1,482 #93 girl name
1924 4,607 3,147 1,460 #91 girl name
1925 4,418 2,950 1,468 #97 girl name
1926 4,401 2,921 1,480 #93 girl name
1927 4,320 2,858 1,462 #95 girl name
1928 3,840 2,423 1,417
1929 3,583 2,255 1,328
1930 3,524 2,196 1,328
1931 3,194 1,929 1,265
1932 3,178 1,896 1,282
1933 2,886 1,807 1,079
1934 2,881 1,791 1,090
1935 2,721 1,618 1,103
1936 2,599 1,587 1,012
1937 2,588 1,547 1,041
1938 2,447 1,477 970
1939 2,454 1,396 1,058
1940 2,352 1,334 1,018
1941 2,394 1,356 1,038
1942 2,395 1,391 1,004
1943 2,411 1,313 1,098
1944 2,247 1,216 1,031
1945 2,049 1,107 942
1946 2,191 1,173 1,018
1947 2,204 1,156 1,048
1948 2,165 1,071 1,094
1949 2,056 1,031 1,025
1950 1,953 937 1,016
1951 1,931 941 990
1952 1,912 878 1,034
1953 1,962 897 1,065
1954 1,757 764 993
1955 1,709 744 965
1956 1,733 683 1,050
1957 1,696 632 1,064
1958 1,607 591 1,016
1959 1,544 584 960
1960 1,445 510 935
1961 1,418 469 949
1962 1,383 446 937
1963 1,304 401 903
1964 1,319 411 908
1965 1,348 473 875
1966 1,379 476 903
1967 1,170 373 797
1968 1,036 319 717
1969 1,098 325 773
1970 1,064 335 729
1971 1,119 359 760
1972 1,072 317 755
1973 1,105 352 753
1974 1,107 358 749
1975 1,164 392 772
1976 1,270 448 822
1977 1,420 486 934
1978 1,538 643 895
1979 1,743 720 1,023
1980 1,909 812 1,097
1981 2,461 1,210 1,251
1982 2,474 1,144 1,330
1983 2,049 888 1,161
1984 2,088 992 1,096
1985 2,242 1,111 1,131
1986 2,393 1,276 1,117
1987 2,383 1,221 1,162
1988 2,242 1,160 1,082
1989 2,281 1,148 1,133
1990 2,371 1,116 1,255
1991 2,291 1,116 1,175
1992 2,144 1,096 1,048
1993 2,190 1,108 1,082
1994 2,239 1,255 984
1995 2,041 1,138 903
1996 1,853 979 874
1997 1,598 846 752
1998 1,386 744 642
1999 1,320 739 581
2000 1,252 719 533
2001 1,203 610 593
2002 1,327 675 652
2003 1,244 617 627
2004 1,177 607 570
2005 1,097 507 590
2006 1,074 529 545
2007 1,027 495 532
2008 981 493 488
2009 877 419 458
2010 824 419 405
2011 739 407 332
2012 785 447 338
2013 801 479 322
2014 784 504 280

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1935 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jessie" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, 50 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1935. Across the entire United States a total of 2,721 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Jessie popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jessie" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jessie as well as things modernly associated with the name Jessie such as celebrities named Jessie.

English

Origin and Meaning of Jessie

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

Jessie J

Jessie J is a singer and songwriter specializing in pop and R&B music with the most prominent portion of her 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 her 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 her 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 her 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 her 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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Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Your name in reverse order is "Eissej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Siseje". 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.

Past life for Jessie born Jan 3, 2012

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 North of Latin America approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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