Name Jesse

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jesse

The first name Jesse is ♀ female and ♂ male.

Origin of Jesse

The unisex (mostly masculine) name Jesse is of Hebrew origin (Yishai/יִשַׁי). Jesse is the father of King David in the Old Testament. Jesse is not related to the name Jessica.

Meaning of Jesse

Jesse means “gift of God” (from Hebrew “sháy/שַׁי” = present/gift), but as well “God exists” (from Hebrew “yésh/יֵשׁ‎” = there is/there exist).

Pronunciation of Jesse

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Name Statistic: Jesse is ranked #1733 overall ↓ -68

  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 177 ↓ -7
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 783 ↓ -71
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 1033 ↑ 29
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1091 ↓ -39
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1228 ↑ 31
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1473 ↓↓ -106
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1488 ↓ -73
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1584 ↓ -87
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1705 ↑↑ 365
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1807 ↓ -75
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 2243 ↓↓ -169
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 2279 ↓ -70
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2691 ↓↓ -366
  • 🇫🇷 France: 2724 ↓ -78
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 3062 ↓↓ -324
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3085 ↓↓ -323
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 3221 ↓ -92
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 4182 ↓↓ -990
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9089 ↑↑ 275

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Name Jesse

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