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Scriptsיִסְכָּה Ancient Hebrew

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name יִסְכָּה (Yiskah) which meant "to behold". In the Old Testament this is the name of Abraham's niece, mentioned only briefly. This is the basis of the English name Jessica.
VariantJescha
Other Languages & CulturesYiskah Biblical Hebrew Jessica Danish Jess, Jessa, Jessalyn, Jessi, Jessica, Jessie, Jessika, Jessye English Jessica French Jessica, Jessika German Iekika Hawaiian Gessica, Jessica Italian Jessica Norwegian Jéssica Portuguese Jessica, Yessica Spanish Jessica Swedish
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute