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Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

From Jessenia, the genus name of a type of tree found in South America. This name was first used by Yolanda Vargas Dulché in the Mexican telenovela 'Yesenia' (1970) and subsequent film adaptation (1971).
Other Languages & CulturesYeseniya(Russian)

Sources & References

  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)


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