Jesse Name Meaning & Origin
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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Jesse is not traditionally a girls name Jessie however is which is short for Jessica or Jessamy
For a girl, the name should be spelled JESSIE, not JESSE
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