Yesenia

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39k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yesenia

"Yesenia" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Palm tree". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Invented in 1970 for the heroine of a Mexican TV series by Yolanda Vargas, from Jessenia (bataua), botanical name of a South American palm tree.

  1. A female given name used since 1970.

Notable Persons Named Yesenia

Yesenia was born on March 16th, 1991.

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Daniela Droz is a merengue music musician. Her ongoing career started in 1987. Daniela was given the name Yesenia Droz Serrano on August 16th, 1977.

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Yesenia was born on June 27th, 1971 in Ciego de Ávila.

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Yesenia Nolasco Ramírez is a deputy. Yesenia was born on August 22nd, 1982 in Tehuantepec.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 17 17 0
1967 12 12 0
1968 13 13 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 30 30 0
1971 526 526 0
1972 471 471 0
1973 343 343 0
1974 415 409 6
1975 494 494 0
1976 468 460 8
1977 446 446 0
1978 428 422 6
1979 546 540 6
1980 509 509 0
1981 521 513 8
1982 462 448 14
1983 461 453 8
1984 425 415 10
1985 541 522 19
1986 858 845 13
1987 2,043 2,002 41
1988 1,234 1,208 26
1989 1,325 1,303 22
1990 1,951 1,923 28
1991 1,590 1,576 14
1992 1,760 1,744 16
1993 1,542 1,525 17
1994 1,623 1,607 16
1995 1,514 1,495 19
1996 1,502 1,502 0
1997 1,312 1,306 6
1998 1,189 1,184 5
1999 1,306 1,306 0
2000 1,294 1,294 0
2001 1,172 1,172 0
2002 1,160 1,160 0
2003 1,026 1,026 0
2004 956 950 6
2005 786 786 0
2006 758 758 0
2007 679 679 0
2008 580 580 0
2009 502 502 0
2010 407 407 0
2011 296 296 0
2012 291 291 0
2013 238 238 0
2014 200 200 0
2015 181 181 0
2016 182 182 0

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Popularity of Yesenia as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Yesenia

  • How Popular is the name Yesenia? Yesenia is the 1,167th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yesenia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 38,594 babies born with the first name Yesenia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yesenia to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yesenia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 17 new born babies.
  • When was Yesenia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yesenia is Thursday, February 13th, 1958.
  • What year had the most people named Yesenia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yesenia was in 1987 with a total of 2,002 babies. That's a lot of babies named Yesenia!
  • Random Yesenia Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yesenia ranks 89th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 158 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Yesenia: Your name in reverse order is Ainesey. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asineey. How do you pronounce that?

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