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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Jessi mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Jessi

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  • A submission from South Africa says the name Jessi means "Gift of God" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Jessi means "Gift of God" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from India says the name Jessi is of Hebrew origin and means "Grace".
  • A submission from Nevada, United States says the name Jessi means "Watchful" and is of Hebrew origin.
Other origins: Spanish

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Wiktionary

From Vulgar Latin *essere, from Latin esse, present active infinitive of sum.

Past participle stât is from Latin status, perfect passive participle of stō (“stand, remain”) (compare that of Venetian èser).

Notable Persons Named Jessi

Jessi is a singing, dance, rapping, singer, dancer, and rapper. Jessi was given the name Ho Hyun-ju on December 17th, 1988 in New York.

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Jessi Colter is a country music and outlaw country singer-songwriter. She plays Piano and Vocals. She was most active from 1970 to 1970. Jessi was given the name Miriam Johnson on May 25th, 1943 in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

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Jessi Klein is an observational comedy, satire, political satire, and sarcasm comedian. Jessi was given the name Jessi Ruth Klein on August 17th, 1975 in New York City.

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Jessi Cruickshank is a television personality. She was most active from 1995 to present. Jessi was given the name Jessica Shaia "Jessi" Cruickshank on July 17th, 1981 in Calgary.

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Jessi Alexander is a country music singer-songwriter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to 2006. Jessi was born on November 18th, 1976 in Jackson, Tennessee.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jessi

Jessi is a singing, dance, rapping, singer, dancer, and rapper. Jessi was given the name Ho Hyun-ju on December 17th, 1988 in New York.

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Gianluigi was born in Padova, Italy.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1959 5 5 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 5 5 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 9 9 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 15 10 5
1971 14 14 0
1972 15 15 0
1973 17 17 0
1974 28 22 6
1975 40 33 7
1976 80 69 11
1977 108 95 13
1978 133 119 14
1979 154 134 20
1980 179 151 28
1981 317 273 44
1982 226 196 30
1983 179 151 28
1984 190 172 18
1985 206 183 23
1986 254 224 30
1987 255 203 52
1988 237 198 39
1989 255 210 45
1990 252 209 43
1991 262 221 41
1992 238 199 39
1993 276 214 62
1994 311 244 67
1995 263 219 44
1996 243 191 52
1997 214 174 40
1998 183 131 52
1999 157 126 31
2000 141 111 30
2001 133 107 26
2002 162 128 34
2003 142 113 29
2004 151 117 34
2005 139 104 35
2006 151 112 39
2007 117 100 17
2008 158 126 32
2009 111 78 33
2010 108 91 17
2011 96 76 20
2012 77 57 20
2013 88 78 10
2014 66 60 6
2015 70 61 9
2016 77 68 9
2017 84 78 6

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Popularity of Jessi as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jessi

  • How Popular is the name Jessi? Jessi is the 2,989th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jessi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,408 babies born with the first name Jessi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jessi to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jessi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jessi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jessi is Sunday, August 15th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Jessi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jessi was in 1981 with a total of 273 babies.
  • Random Jessi Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jessi is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Jessi: Your name in reverse order is Issej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eisjs. How do you pronounce that?

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