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

1558

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

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Jesse mean?

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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Popularity of the name Jesse

The name Jesse is ranked #1558 overall.

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