Jesika 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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(My name is Jesika, and it drives me crazy when people pronounce it "Jeh-SEE-Kah". Mine's "Jeh-sick-kah", like Jessica. Jesika is also a name that can, reportedly, be found in Germany, pronounced "Yeh-sick-kah".
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many people have a hard time pronouncing it Jeh-see-kah
(Jesika is my own name, given to me by my mother, so I've been living with it all my life. I really rather hated it up until a few years ago, when I finally realized that it suited me.
Many people pronounce it in different ways, so no matter which pronunciation you're going for when/if you name your child Jesika, they're going to go through life correcting people.
When I was little, I found it highly irritating that it was impossible to find items with my name on it, like jewelry or vanity plates for bikes, and other things like that.
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my grandmother named her this, before she died
(I read somewhere once, looking to see if my name had a different meaning than Jessica anywhere, that in Germany, Jesika (pronounced Yeh-sick-kah, as Germans pronounce 'J' as 'Y') meant "Foresighted".
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