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Gender: Female Origin of Jesse: Variation of Jessie

The name Jesse is a girl's name of Hebrew origin. Jesse and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

The boyish spelling, which is still pronounced with two syllables and a long e at the end, is sometimes used for girls, though the Jessie form -- whether short for Jessica or standing on its own, is usually considered the feminine one.

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Famous People Named Jesse

Jesse Jane, pornstar

Pop Culture References for the name Jesse

Jesse, character in the game "Minecraft Story Mode"
Jesse Chambers Wells aka Jesse Quick, character on TV's "The Flash"


KJGlitter Says:


Hmm, I like Jesse a lot more for a boy. Jessica with the nickname Jessie is pretty, though.

bordercollie Says:


I prefer Jesse for a boy.