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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jessamy

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  • According to a user from Australia, the name Jessamy is of Persian origin and means "Jasmine, a flower.".
  • A submission from Australia says the name Jessamy means "A rare and precious flower" and is of German origin.
  • A user from Australia says the name Jessamy is of German origin and means "A rare flower".

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Equivalent to Jasmine and Jessamine. Popularized by the character Jessamy in Barbara Sleigh's 1967 children's book Jessamy.

  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Jessamy

Notable Persons With the Last Name Jessamy

Patricia C. Jessamy is a State's Attorney for Baltimore City and State's AttorneyforBaltimore City. Patricia was born on July 26th, 1948 in Hollandale, Mississippi.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jessamy U.S.
  White 2.98% 64.26%
  African American 83.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jessamy

People with the last name Jessamy are most frequently African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Jessamy

  • How Popular is the name Jessamy? Jessamy is the 25,943rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Jessamy was the 106,096th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jessamy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 215 babies born with the first name Jessamy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jessamy to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jessamy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jessamy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jessamy is Thursday, December 14th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Jessamy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jessamy was in 1984 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Jessamy: Your name in reverse order is Ymassej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ymsasje. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jessamy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 168 people with the last name Jessamy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jessamy? Jessamy is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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