Iscah Name Meaning & Origin
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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From the Hebrew name Yiskah which meant 'to behold, see'.
In the Old Testament, this was the name of Abraham's niece. Pronounced: IS-cah
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William Shakespeare probably based the character Jessica in the "Merchant of Venice" on the name Iscah. In the English language Bibles of his time, the name was spelled "Jesca".