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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Jesse
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Jesse in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Jesse:
Records indicate that 7,746 girls in the United States have been named Jesse since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1981, when 381 people in the U.S. were given the name Jesse. Those people are now 40 years old.
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Comments about the name Jesse
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9 Positive Comments
"This is my nickname.Most people call me Jesse,although my real name is Justine.I actually like the name Jesse a lot." Dec. 14, 2018:
"my name is Jesse & I'm a girl I think it sounds better for both genders. but I hate when I introduce my self as Jesse & people start calling me Jessica or they'll spell it wrong. this happens a lot with doctors or my teachers." Apr. 29, 2016:
"I am Jesse and I am a girl. I like this name without the "i" because I am not egoistic. Hahaha?I" Sep. 1, 2015:
"I really like this name for a boy or a girl! We are having our first baby and we decided to call our child Jesse whether it's a boy or a girl. We have since found out we are having a girl and we are still set on the name Jesse." Jun. 19, 2014:
"I'm a Jesse, I think it's a great name and thankfully not too popular, but not so rare as to be hard to remember. It is sexy on a girl or boy, and has a nice history. Like most names it comes and goes out of fashion. Jesse is the most traditional spelling, but I wish it was standardized. Most people will either guess between Jessie and Jesse. I like Jessy, or Jessi more phonetic options but then even more people would mispell my name.
I also hate it when I introduce myself as Jesse and then people call me Jessica! Why do people think that you don't know your own name?" Jan. 11, 2010:
"My daughter is Jesse and it so suits her. I think it's a great girls name for girls with a bit of attitide. Bt it really annoys me and her when she is introduced as Jesse and they automatically start calling her Jessica! What with that?" Mar. 21, 2009:
"Ooh i absolutely LOVE this name! and it happens to be my name :D It's not as popular as it used to be which is Great. I don't actually know any other girl named Jesse. Boys, sure. but girls, not so much. It's a great girl name for those who aren't really girly (and i suppose it works even if you are girly)" Oct. 14, 2007:
"Jesse is for males and females. Jessie is the female(only)form. Its a nice name for a girl, but I would go for the more popular Jessie for girls & I would go for the more popular Jesse if you're a boy. Goodbye from Jessica" Jan. 1, 2007:
"I have named my daughter Jesse Jane. People always ask me if it is short for Jessica and often spell is Jessie, Jessy or Jessi" Dec. 13, 2006:
5 Neutral Comments
"I am glad to have found my fellow lady Jesse's! I am proud of the spelling and although I constantly have to correct people and often get mail for Mr. Jesse. The few times I get comments they are always positive."That's Jesse, no I!"
Something I'm not so proud of but definitely have done: I'll include or exclude my feminine middle name on job applications depending on the industry. I generally get more calls back without it, outside of the helping professions." Jan. 10, 2021:
"Im a female Jesse its so good to that there are others out there😂" Apr. 24, 2020:
"my name is jesse and I'm a girl and I like it a lot it fits me" Jan. 8, 2016:
"My name is Jesse :) I like it.. However, teachers, doctors, and other professionals who read my name automatically assume I'm a boy. I was named after my great grandmother, so it's more meaningful to me." Jan. 25, 2013:
"I know a person nameed Jesse and it's a cool name but there's downs of that name." Apr. 1, 2006:
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