Jess Name Meaning & Origin

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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Jessica, Jessie

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