Jessi Name Meaning & Origin

Jessi

Pronunciation: JEH-see (key)

Origin of the name Jessie:

Originated as a pet form of the names Janet and Jean (God is gracious). Now, however, it is more commonly used as a feminine form of Jesse, which is derived from the Hebrew yīshai (gift).

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Related Names:

Jesse, Jessica, Jessicah, Jessie, Jessika, Jessye

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Darn people call me Jessica ALL the time. Even on my birth certificate it's just jessi. That's all. People also spell my name wrong...

My nickname is Jessi and I hate it when people spell it wrong too. :(

My full name is Jessica but I go by Jessi (occasionally Jess). I hate it when people spell my name like "Jessie" because that extra E that isn't in my full name just seems useless to me. And it reminds me of a cowgirl due to Toy Story../:

Nicknames for Jessi

Jessi-Girl, Jess, Jae

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