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FOR REAL: William Shakespeare coined a lot of names, the most famous probably being Jessica. In his play The Merchant of Venice, Jessica was Shylock the Jewish moneylender's daughter. Jessica is probably based on the Hebrew name Iscah, which means "God beholds."

diminutives: Jess, Jessie

related names: Iscah

Other recorded spellings: Jessika, Jesica, Jesseca, Jessyca, Jesika