Jesse

Jesse - A very unique male name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jesse, meaning gift, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #60. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jesse and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jesse? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jesse. The baby boy name Jesse was given to 2,653 baby boys in 2012, ranking #152 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 619 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jesse peaked in popularity 38 years ago in 1981 on position 37.



Famous with this name

Jesse Eisenberg
Jesse Metcalfe
Jesse Plemons


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Jesse is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jesse is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #80 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #315.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jesse is where you live.


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Jesse origin and meaning

Jesse is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means gift. To see famous people named Jesse, pop culture references for the name Jesse and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jesse

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jesse, sorted by popularity.

Joshua / Jack / Jose / Joe / Jesus / Jay / Jake / Jessie / Jackie / Josiah /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012152
2011141
2010124
2009112
2008110
2007107
2006102
200589
200494
200394
200290
200190
200090
199982
199870
199763
199651
199546
199445
199348
199250
199151
199048
198950
198855
198755
198648
198551
198450
198346
198243
198137
198045
197950
197852
197754
197655
197564
197467
197375
197288
1971106
1970119
1969128
1968134
1967135
1966131
1965139
1964150
1963148
1962149
1961150
1960150
1959143
1958141
1957133
1956126
1955122
1954119
1953114
1952112
1951114
1950113
1949110
1948108
1947107
1946109
1945107
1944104
1943105
1942100
194199
194093
193998
1938107
1937102
1936104
1935104
1934101
1933101
193299
193197
193095
192994
192892
192789
192688
192585
192487
192383
192281
192177
192079
191977
191879
191779
191677
191577
191484
191379
191274
191173
191060

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota80
Wyoming83
Alaska83
California96
Montana107
Oklahoma109
New Mexico110
Nevada117
Kentucky117
Arkansas122
Texas122
Arizona130
West Virginia131
Oregon134
Indiana138
Kansas138
Tennessee138
North Carolina140
Missouri143
Washington147
New Hampshire153
Idaho158
Pennsylvania162
Utah165
Alabama165
Ohio166
Michigan166
Connecticut167
Georgia169
Maine174
South Carolina180
Virginia181
Maryland181
Florida185
Illinois186
Massachusetts187
Mississippi200
New York204
Nebraska215
New Jersey216
Colorado220
Iowa224
Wisconsin242
Minnesota268
Louisiana315

Even more about Jesse


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jesse a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jesse?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1981
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jesse
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 619
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,653

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