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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yessenia

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Alt. Meaning

Y is for young, the years never show!

E is for endear, all those you touch.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

I is for innovator, always improving

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

Notable Persons Named Yessenia

Yessenia was born on November 24th, 1974.

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Yessenia Huenteo is an athlete for the Colo-Colo (women).

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Yessenia López is a soccer player for the Santos FC (women) and Everton de Viña del Mar. Yessenia was born in Viña del Mar.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 22 22 0
1972 36 36 0
1973 37 37 0
1974 48 48 0
1975 39 39 0
1976 27 27 0
1977 39 39 0
1978 46 46 0
1979 50 50 0
1980 50 50 0
1981 68 68 0
1982 75 75 0
1983 64 64 0
1984 55 55 0
1985 85 85 0
1986 89 89 0
1987 249 249 0
1988 255 250 5
1989 235 235 0
1990 336 329 7
1991 278 278 0
1992 300 300 0
1993 316 316 0
1994 277 277 0
1995 280 280 0
1996 315 315 0
1997 283 283 0
1998 274 274 0
1999 264 264 0
2000 217 217 0
2001 253 253 0
2002 243 243 0
2003 230 230 0
2004 239 239 0
2005 225 225 0
2006 192 192 0
2007 193 193 0
2008 157 157 0
2009 136 136 0
2010 133 133 0
2011 102 102 0
2012 83 83 0
2013 69 69 0
2014 71 71 0
2015 61 61 0
2016 54 54 0

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Popularity of Yessenia as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Yessenia

  • How Popular is the name Yessenia? Yessenia is the 3,023rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yessenia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,150 babies born with the first name Yessenia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yessenia 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 Yessenia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 22 new born babies.
  • When was Yessenia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yessenia is Wednesday, December 2nd, 1970.
  • What year had the most people named Yessenia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yessenia was in 1990 with a total of 329 babies.
  • Random Yessenia Factoid: According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yessenia is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 20 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1974.
  • Weird things about the name Yessenia: Your name in reverse order is Ainessey. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsaeseiy. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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