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


Jessica is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jessica?

Jessica is an English variant of the biblical name Iscah, which is of Hebrew origin. The name Jessica was first mentioned in Shakespeare’s play “The Merchant of Venice”.

What does the name Jessica mean?

Jessica means “to behold”, “to see”, “to see before” or “God beholds” (from Iscah).

Pronunciation of Jessica

Variants of the name Jessica

Jessika Yessica

Parents who like the name Jessica also like

Olivia Sophie Emily Amelia Sophia Mia Ella Jack Thomas Isabella Grace Ava James Lily Noah Lucy Ruby Ethan Joshua Daniel

Popularity of the name Jessica

The name Jessica is ranked #2058 overall.

Find more beautiful first names!

Download our free baby name app and swipe a wonderful name together with your partner!

babyname app androidbabyname app iPhone

Interesting reads
The most popular baby names