Jesslyn

First Name
2k
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 Jesslyn

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     Hebrew
43%
     Indonesian
14%
     Indian (Sanskrit)
14%
     English
14%
     African
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Alt. Meaning

J is for jolly, the fun side!

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 5 0
1922 5 5 0
1924 5 5 0
1927 8 8 0
1932 6 6 0
1934 6 6 0
1937 5 5 0
1943 6 6 0
1947 7 7 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 7 7 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 5 5 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 6 6 0
1958 6 6 0
1959 5 5 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 7 7 0
1962 9 9 0
1963 7 7 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 5 5 0
1971 10 10 0
1973 7 7 0
1974 8 8 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 12 12 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 14 14 0
1981 11 11 0
1982 17 17 0
1983 12 12 0
1984 18 18 0
1985 20 20 0
1986 13 13 0
1987 24 24 0
1988 23 23 0
1989 28 28 0
1990 45 45 0
1991 30 30 0
1992 25 25 0
1993 42 42 0
1994 57 57 0
1995 57 57 0
1996 48 48 0
1997 43 43 0
1998 48 48 0
1999 44 44 0
2000 40 40 0
2001 56 56 0
2002 50 50 0
2003 62 62 0
2004 45 45 0
2005 66 66 0
2006 59 59 0
2007 79 79 0
2008 74 74 0
2009 83 83 0
2010 64 64 0
2011 79 79 0
2012 77 77 0
2013 99 99 0
2014 80 80 0
2015 72 72 0
2016 93 93 0
2017 99 99 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Jesslyn

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Jesslyn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jesslyn

  • How Popular is the name Jesslyn? Jesslyn is the 6,520th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jesslyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,124 babies born with the first name Jesslyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jesslyn to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jesslyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jesslyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jesslyn is Sunday, March 1st, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Jesslyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jesslyn was in 2017 with a total of 99 babies.
  • Random Jesslyn Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jesslyn is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Jesslyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylssej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ssejnly. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jesslyn born Dec 29, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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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).