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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. JEHS-ee(English)
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Meaning & History

Originally a Scottish diminutive of JEAN (2). In modern times it is also used as a diminutive of JESSICA.
VariantsTeasag(Scottish) Jess, Jessa, Jessi, Jessye, Jessalyn(English)
Masculine FormsEoin, Iain, Ian(Scottish) Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne(English)
Other Languages & CulturesLashawn(African American) Jone(Basque) Iscah, Jescha, Joanna(Biblical) Ioanna(Biblical Greek) Yiskah(Biblical Hebrew) Iohanna(Biblical Latin) Yanna(Breton) Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana(Bulgarian) Joana, Jana(Catalan) Ghjuvanna(Corsican) Ivana(Croatian) Ivana, Jana, Johana, Žaneta(Czech) Jessica, Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette(Danish) Jana, Janna, Jessica, Johanna, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jenny(Dutch) Johanna(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna, Jenna, Jenni, Jenny(Finnish) Jeanne, Jessica, Johanne, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jeannine(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Jessica, Jessika, Johanna, Janine, Jenny(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna(Greek) Iekika(Hawaiian) Johanna, Zsanett(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna, Jenný(Icelandic) Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán, Sinéad(Irish) Gessica, Giovanna, Jessica(Italian) Johanna(Late Roman) Žanna(Latvian) Janina, Žaneta(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Jessica, Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna, Żaneta(Polish) Jéssica, Joana(Portuguese) Ioana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Ivana, Jovana(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Žaneta(Slovak) Ivana, Jana(Slovene) Jessica, Juana, Yessica, Jenny(Spanish) Janina, Janna, Jessica, Johanna, Jeanette, Jennie, Jenny(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan, Siana, Siani, Sioned(Welsh)
Same SpellingJessie (2)

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