Gender Feminine
Usage Biblical
Scripts יִסְכָּה(Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name יִסְכָּה (Yiskah) meaning "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.

Related Names

VariantJescha
Other Languages & CulturesXhesika(Albanian) Yiskah(Biblical Hebrew) Jessica(Danish) Jessica(Dutch) Jess, Jessa, Jessalyn, Jessi, Jessica, Jessie, Jessika, Jessye(English) Jessica(French) Jessica, Jessika(German) Iekika(Hawaiian) Dzsesszika(Hungarian) Gessica, Jessica(Italian) Jessica(Norwegian) Jéssica(Portuguese) Jessica, Yésica, Yéssica(Spanish) Jessica(Swedish)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020