Name Jess Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jess


Jess is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Jess thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Jess

Jess is a name for boys and girls and is a short form of Jessica or Jesse.

What is the meaning of the name Jess?

Jess means “to behold”, “to see before” or “God beholds” (from Jessica) and “gift of God” or “God exists” (from Jesse).

Pronunciation of Jess

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Popularity of the name Jess

The name Jess is ranked #2707 overall.

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