girl name Jessie
 

Baby Girl Names - Jessie


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The name Jessie is of Scottish origin, and is a diminutive form of Janet.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jessie has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jessie
Use of the Name Jessie for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
160,791 36,133 24,292 7,647 3,208 1,211 595
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jessie has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jessie
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18803663590154
18813566191143
18823780684192
18834083389151
18844288890177
18854095281202
1886411,00389181
1887411,01286182
1888431,20078254
1889431,19686207
1890431,25073241
1891481,11975227
1892461,24679251
1893481,21685214
1894551,12079255
1895481,30079245
1896571,10289229
1897521,19179234
1898551,24478267
1899541,08270261
1900531,42469398
1901551,11685231
1902541,24073323
1903551,20278280
1904601,19776313
1905571,31374338
1906581,24576323
1907601,31371386
1908581,38078353
1909631,32073429
1910631,54172514
1911651,54779501
1912652,045109692
1913612,470114756
1914642,851117948
1915663,3561141,238
1916693,4081171,272
1917703,4631141,362
1918753,5851181,420
1919753,5261081,463
1920843,3301101,592
1921913,2201171,520
1922873,1861121,583
1923942,9811191,483
1924913,1401241,461
1925972,9541241,459
1926932,9171251,473
1927952,8621241,461
19281092,4221241,410
19291102,2551281,330
19301142,1971331,327
19311231,9261351,258
19321261,9031371,282
19331271,8011431,078
19341291,7921441,087
19351351,6201421,093
19361401,5871511,013
19371441,5481481,035
19381501,475163974
19391551,3971541,061
19401581,3331621,027
19411651,3581621,031
19421661,3961671,010
19431791,2991671,081
19441781,2121671,033
19451851,112175944
19462071,1671821,007
19472191,1591951,036
19482271,0751851,095
19492321,0212001,017
19502449422021,020
1951249936206980
19522728792071,043
19532788912081,056
1954305767219996
1955313747230958
19563356832271,047
19573616302321,063
19583755922461,013
1959392584257961
1960434510261936
1961451468254949
1962462446251938
1963483401254901
1964476411255907
1965433473252874
1966426477236905
1967496372254793
1968536319276714
1969546326267777
1970555334288730
1971516359278759
1972534316261754
1973494352258755
1974492356259746
1975472392257772
1976439447246823
1977421484231930
1978340642233894
19793247202221,022
19803038122201,096
19812191,2091961,251
19822251,1421901,329
19832698892051,160
19842519932111,093
19852341,1092121,129
19862041,2712151,116
19872161,2192141,163
19882251,1602281,078
19892381,1522351,134
19902531,1162311,256
19912481,1172421,173
19922561,0952721,047
19932501,1082651,083
19942271,253276985
19952491,137294903
1996296978300872
1997337845342752
1998379741385641
1999384738408581
2000398718447532
2001454607420588
2002430672398649
2003476616411624
2004485595455562
Totals:  160,791 104,881

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jessie as a girl's name about 60% of the time and as a boy's name about 39% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either girls or boys. 

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