Jessalyn

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jessalyn

User Submitted Origins

     English
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     Hebrew
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User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Philippines, the name Jessalyn is of Hebrew origin and means "Foresight".
  • According to a user from Singapore, the name Jessalyn is of English origin and means "The Daughter of god. A pretty girl that is very quick thinking, she is very intelligent too. She have a happy life.".
  • A submission from Indiana, United States says the name Jessalyn means "Happy life" and is of English origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Jessalyn

Jessalyn Gilsig is an actress, voice actress, and actor. She was most active from 1984 to present. Jessalyn was given the name Jessalyn Sarah Gilsig on November 30th, 1971 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Jessalyn Wanlim is an actress and model. She was most active from 2003 to present. Jessalyn was born on September 3rd, 1982 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Jessalyn Van Trump was an actress and actor. She was most active from 1911 to 1911. Jessalyn was born on January 16th, 1887 in St. Johns, Ohio, U.S. She left this life on May 2nd, 1939.

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How popular is the baby name Jessalyn in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 5 5 0
1920 5 5 0
1965 8 8 0
1968 5 5 0
1970 6 6 0
1972 5 5 0
1973 6 6 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 19 19 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 24 24 0
1981 31 31 0
1982 28 28 0
1983 47 47 0
1984 54 54 0
1985 58 58 0
1986 57 57 0
1987 48 48 0
1988 80 80 0
1989 87 87 0
1990 78 78 0
1991 84 84 0
1992 80 80 0
1993 81 81 0
1994 81 81 0
1995 83 83 0
1996 80 80 0
1997 78 78 0
1998 99 99 0
1999 126 126 0
2000 106 106 0
2001 132 132 0
2002 120 120 0
2003 107 107 0
2004 90 90 0
2005 121 121 0
2006 118 118 0
2007 110 110 0
2008 95 95 0
2009 98 98 0
2010 111 111 0
2011 99 99 0
2012 100 100 0
2013 99 99 0
2014 98 98 0
2015 115 115 0
2016 101 101 0
2017 76 76 0
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International Interest for Jessalyn

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Jessalyn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jessalyn

  • How Popular is the name Jessalyn? Jessalyn is the 4,863rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jessalyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,369 babies born with the first name Jessalyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jessalyn to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jessalyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jessalyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jessalyn is Monday, September 29th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Jessalyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jessalyn was in 2001 with a total of 132 babies.
  • Random Jessalyn Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jessalyn is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Jessalyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylassej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sysjaeln. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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