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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Jaleesa
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Jaleesa in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Jaleesa:
Records indicate that 2,142 girls in the United States have been named Jaleesa since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1988, when 718 people in the U.S. were given the name Jaleesa. Those people are now 28 years old.
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Comments about the name Jaleesa
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20 Positive Comments
"My names Jaleesa too i was also named after the tv show A different world. Jaleesa means Gods Promise!!!" Jun. 27, 2013:
"I didn't know there were soooo many Jaleesas' in the world. For the majority of us to have gotten our names from the tv show "different World", is a unique thing as well besides the name itself. Yes my name is Jaleesa as well, and I spell it Ja-lee-sa (jah-lee-sah), just as you see it. People say that they don't know why other people spell it with two "e", are you special? It makes the long "e" sound. Otherwise spelled like so; Jalesa, you would pronounce it (Jah-leh-sah)or pronounced like the "e" in the word "less". Anway, I just hate seeing people with my name that are ugly (Lord forgive me!) Other than that I think we have the best name, it's not ghetto, and it is very unique. Till this day, many people say that they haven't heard my name before & that it is beautiful! <3" Jun. 13, 2012:
"Hi my name is also JALEESA. I was named after the tv show. I have a little cousin named Jelissa. Also dated a guy little sister named Jalisa and her best friend was Julisa. Crazy, I love my name. My mom and I play a game. We have never met a Jaleesa that is older than me! I'm 24." Mar. 28, 2012:
"my momma named me off "its a different world"a.. tv show" Jun. 6, 2011:
"My name is JaLeesa. my mom also named me after the character from a different world but when the character got married on the show her last name became my last name. lol(too crazy).anyway,a lot of folks say and spell my name wrong and i dont understand it. p.s. the extra "e" make the hard "e" sound. its phonetically spelled :)" Feb. 15, 2011:
"my name is jalisa and i get mad when people call me jalissa like really anwho every jalisa or jaleesa ive seen is tall and so am i but i love my name jalisa/jaleesas are so unique and pretty" Feb. 7, 2011:
"JALESA. THIS THE RIGHT WAY. NO NEED FOR WAY OTHER LETTERS. WHAT IS THE NEED OF AN I OR TWO E" May. 3, 2010:
"- * / . well umm , muhh namee is JALESA myy mama qot it off a tv show , i havee a cuzin name lisaa ! but quess what I LIKE CHICKEN !" Apr. 17, 2010:
"HEY MY NAME iS JALESA ALSO...BUT i SPELL iT WiTH ONE E...MOST PEOPLE ADD ANOTHER ONE ANYWAY i WAS NAMED AFTER MY AUNTiE...i HAVE AN OLDER CUZiN BY DA NAME OF JALESA...MY MiDDLE NAME iS BONA' AND HERS iS ROSHAE'ND WE BOTH HAVE THE SAME LAST NAMES iT iS WEiRD SUMTYMES THOUGH['!'] BUT i THiNK MY NAME is VERY VERY VERY UNiQUE..." Mar. 23, 2009:
"HEY MY NAME IS JALEESA AND I REALLY THINK JALEESA IS A BEAUTIFUL NAME MY GODMOTHER NAMED ME, SHE GOT THE NAME OFF A TV SHOW CALLED A DIFFERENT WORLD. I LOVE WATCHING THAT SHOW, BUT I DID HAVE THE CHANCE TO MEET 3 OTHER JALEESA'S, I CAN SAY THAT WE ALL ACT THE SAME WAY A LIL.....WHEN IT COMES DOWN TO PRONOUNCING OR SPELLING MY NAME THERE'S ALWAYS A MESS UP IM NOT REALLY SURE WHY PEOPLE CAN'T GET (JA-LEE-SA) RIGHT, BUT HEY MAYBE NEXT TIME....LOL
PS I WOULD SAY JALEESA MEAN THE WAY OF LIFE...." Jan. 8, 2009:
" heeeeey, I'm Jaleesa.
No idea what it means, but if I had to guess, I'd say it means:
An intelligent female, with a great sense of humour, fashion, and class."
Yee Boii ^^" Sep. 29, 2008:
"I love my name even though people don't know how to spell it" Jan. 10, 2008:
"my name is jaleesa. where did it come from what does it mean. i heard that it comes from the comedy "a different world'.......... dont know" May. 8, 2007:
"my name is jaleesa i didnt know that it was so common" Jan. 17, 2007:
"this is my name! my mommy got it off of a show called a different world! pretty neat huh?!" Jan. 12, 2007:
"HEY MY NAME IS JALEESA TOO!
I'VE MET MANY JULISSA'S AND JALISA'S BUT NEVER ANOTHER JALEESA, I LOVE MY NAME AND MY AKA LIL LISA YOU CAN'T GO WRONG WITH SUCH A PRETTY NAME,OR AT LEAST I THINK SO" Dec. 9, 2006:
"THIS IS MY NAME AND I DONT GET WHY PEOPLE DONT KNOW HOW TO SAY MY NAME OK YES THE FIRST TIME I COULD UNDERSTAND BUT IF I TELL YOU THEN COME ON IT IS NOT THAT HARD (JUH-LEE-SA) IT IS OT THAT HARD" Nov. 22, 2006:
"My name is Jaleesa. I don't anyone with the same name. The reason i was named Jaleesa is because of the TV show "A Different World". People often pronounce my name wrong because of the way its spelled. People pronounce it Jae-Lee-Sah but its Juh-Lee-Sah." Feb. 13, 2006:
"My name is Jaleesa...and I LOVE MY NAME! I think its pretty kick ass...it makes me feel unique! And yes, people do often say it wrong...they pronounce it "JAH-LESS-A" when its "Jah-LEE-Sah"" Nov. 23, 2005:
"People often spell and say my name wrong. I don't know anybody with the same name as me, but it makes me who I am. The name is actually pronounced with a hard J and is said JAH-Lee-Sah." Aug. 5, 2005:
23 Neutral Comments
"My name is spelled Jaleesa. My mom also named me after the character on " a different world" lol seems like everyone is named after jalesa or hpwever you spell her name. I love my name. Its unique and different. It means gods promise. :D" Jan. 12, 2014:
"hi. my daughter is jaleesa. named after myself lisa &my husband jason. . . are names wer given 2 her, so she coud keep us bth in her heart 4ever. . . & she is as evry part as beautiful as her name. .born 4 -10-99. in lowestoft suffolk. england." May. 31, 2013:
"well my name I JalEEsa ...sadly my mom also got my name from a different world ...well I mean I like the show a lot but it just seems thats where EVERY(well most) one of us got our names...but ive done some research and it turns out that my name means joy in Africa ...I'm not sure which country (can't remember) ...but what ever language it's in it's spelled with two e's ..but it doesn't matter to me if your name is Jaleesa Jalesa Jalisa Nd even Jalissa Lolz ...our name is great <3 :)" Sep. 22, 2011:
"I named my daughter JALEESA. Well I never seen that show a different world. I had got her name from her brothers first and middle name. His name is Joshua Lee. We would call him JaLee for short or as a nick name. Then one day I was writing names down and I said hey what if I add a "sa" to the end of "Jalee" and that is how I got my daughters name "Jaleesa."" Sep. 10, 2011:
"my name is Jalesa and one of my aunts named me from the actress from a different world" Feb. 19, 2011:
"MY NAME IS JALESA AND MY AUNT NAMED ME AFTER THAT ACTRESS FROM A DIFFERENT WORLD" Oct. 26, 2010:
"My name is Jeleesa pronounced Ja'Lisa &&nd i think we're all fye cuz we have an awesome name !!" Aug. 20, 2010:
"My name is Jaleesa pronounced Jah-Lee-Sah but for some reason people pronounce it every other way the the way that it's spelled it sounds+pronounced just the way it's spelled LOL Jah-Lee-Sah I know there aren't any H's in my name but really come on all people have to do is sound it out..sheesh!;)
p.s- My mother got my name off of the show "A Different World"(Grrr)" May. 24, 2010:
"Well My Namee Is Jalissa Prononcedd Jay Lisa But Peoplee Pronouce it Ja lissa" May. 9, 2010:
"My name is Jaleesa my mother also got it from the show A Different World, I have never met anyone else with this name." Apr. 28, 2010:
"My name is JALEESA AS WELL.. BUT MY NAME ISNT SPELLED WITH AN "E" AT ALL.. IT'S SPELLED J-A-L-I-S-A.. MOST PEOPLE CALL ME JAH-LIS(as in snake liss)AH AND I HATE IT LOL! I THINK MY NAME IS PRETTY SELF EXPLANATORY BUT PEOPLE MAKE IT MORE COMPLICATED THAN WHAT IT IS SIMPLY BECAUSE ITS NOT THEIR NAME. LOL WELL HELLO JALEESA'S! : )" Jan. 16, 2010:
"MY name is jaleesa.I am horrified that there are other jaleesas.well i had that name 1st!!1" Feb. 19, 2008:
"my name is jaleesa too. i was also named after the girl fromm "a different world" WOW" Feb. 16, 2008:
"I'M JALEESA. I also got my name from the TV show "A Different World". Alot of people misspell it. Expecially teachers. haha. I have never meet a person with a name as close as it.....exept Julisa." Jul. 22, 2007:
"i wish it was jaleesa like the gurl 4rm the diffent world!!" May. 9, 2007:
"hi my name is Jaleesia and it is nice 2 know that knoe that i know of has my name!!!" May. 9, 2007:
"My name is Jaleesa too and I hear ya on the whole prenunciation and spelling thing. You know i've even been called Joe-Lee-Sah it is like so weird and i've met 7 other Jaleesa's, I only wish I knew what my name meant." Apr. 18, 2007:
"hi jaleesa is mine babygirls name.when i(was pregnant)of jaleesa we did know that's she's gonabe a girl,buth we still dident hade a name fore oure litlle princes.than jaleesa's father came white thise name"jaleesa"and write is say'd to hime yes its gona be"jaleesa"cause i'd never haerd"jaleesa"before......." Mar. 3, 2007:
"my name is jaleesa and most people say it wrong or spell it like jalissa and that makes me mad sometimes." Nov. 13, 2006:
"I love my name Jaleesa,it's pretty just like the name Lisa.Don't too many have that Name." Sep. 4, 2006:
"My name is also Jaleesa splled the same way an everything, but what I wanted to know was what exactly does my name mean?" Jul. 20, 2006:
"Yes my name is jaleesa and people always spell it wrong and never pernounce it write" Feb. 14, 2006:
"yes people often spell my name wrong or they can't pronounce it.I don't meet that many people with the same name, but I like that because it means I'm unique." Jul. 14, 2005:
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