Jess: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jess

Jess

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Jessica:

Of uncertain derivation and meaning, Jessica might be an elaboration of Jessie, which was originally a pet form of Janet and Jean. Alternatively, it can be interpreted as an elaborated feminine form of Jesse, which is derived from the Hebrew yīshai (gift).

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Jess Collins, simply known as Jess, was an American visual artist.

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