Jesse, Jessie

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FOR REAL: Jesse is the English form of the Old Testament name Yishay. In Hebrew, this name possibly means "gift." For a girl (usually spelled Jessie), it was originally a Scottish pet form of Jean that came to be used on its own sometimes. In modern times, it is often a diminutive of Jessica.

diminutives: Jess

related names: Jean, Jessica