Jessye: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jessye

Jessye

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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