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Gender: Female Meaning of Jessamyn: "jasmine flower" Origin of Jessamyn: Variant spelling of Jessamine, French

The name Jessamyn is a girl's name meaning "jasmine flower". Jessamyn and is often added to lists like Literary Baby Names Inspired by Authors and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Charming name occasionally heard in England, would be a real standout here. Jessamyn is the spelling used by writer West.

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Famous People Named Jessamyn

(Mary) Jessamyn West, American novelist
Jessamyn Charity West, American librarian and blogger
Jessamyn Laurel Duke, American mixed martial artist
Jesmyn Ward, American novelist

Pop Culture References for the name Jessamyn

Jessamyn, character in "Dancing Through the Snow" by Jean Little
Jessamin, footboy to Clarissa in Sir John Vanbrugh's comedy The Confederacy (1705)