Jessie

Jessie - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jessie, meaning wealthy, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #64. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jessie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jessie? 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 Jessie. The baby girl name Jessie was given to 397 baby girls in 2012, ranking #643 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,560 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jessie peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1913 on position 61.



Famous with this name

Jessie Buckley
DeWayne Jessie
Jessie Graff


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Jessie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jessie is currently topping the baby name charts in Georgia at position #345 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,369.

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 Jessie is where you live.


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Jessie origin and meaning

Jessie is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means wealthy. To see famous people named Jessie, pop culture references for the name Jessie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jessie

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

Jessica / Joyce / Jo / Joy / Jackie / Josie / Joe / Jesse / Jaycee / Jacey /

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
2012643
2011685
2010688
2009695
2008614
2007606
2006551
2005561
2004484
2003475
2002426
2001454
2000396
1999385
1998376
1997338
1996293
1995247
1994226
1993247
1992251
1991249
1990251
1989238
1988221
1987212
1986201
1985228
1984248
1983268
1982223
1981217
1980300
1979322
1978336
1977413
1976438
1975485
1974492
1973501
1972523
1971520
1970564
1969556
1968556
1967492
1966423
1965438
1964483
1963486
1962455
1961454
1960429
1959391
1958376
1957360
1956338
1955315
1954305
1953278
1952272
1951249
1950245
1949232
1948228
1947220
1946207
1945185
1944176
1943179
1942168
1941164
1940158
1939156
1938150
1937144
1936140
1935135
1934129
1933127
1932126
1931123
1930115
1929110
1928109
192795
192692
192597
192490
192394
192287
192191
192084
191975
191875
191770
191669
191566
191464
191361
191265
191165
191064

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Georgia345
California379
Alabama394
Arkansas418
Oklahoma430
Mississippi432
Tennessee439
Nevada528
Washington558
Texas596
Missouri608
Kentucky621
New Jersey654
Maryland664
Louisiana721
North Carolina781
Utah794
Pennsylvania803
South Carolina829
New York831
Arizona834
Florida903
Ohio959
Massachusetts960
Michigan1294
Illinois1369

Even more about Jessie


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 Jessie 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jessie?

2 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
1913
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jessie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,560
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +397

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