Gender Feminine & Masculine
Pronounced Pron. jer-see
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Contributor Contrib.firesail115 on 11/16/2009
From the name of the island Jersey (located in the English Channel between the UK and France) whose name was derived from the Old Norse name element -ey "island" combined with either Old Norse Geirr ("Geirr's island"), jarl ("the earl's island") or hjǫrr ("sword island").