Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. gyeh-SEH-nya, yeh-SEH-nya  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Jessenia, the genus name of a variety of palm trees found in South America. As a given name, it was popularized by the writer Yolanda Vargas Dulché in the 1970 Mexican telenovela Yesenia and the 1971 film adaptation [1].

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesYeseniya(Russian)


People think this name is

formal   upper class   strong   refined   strange   complex  


Sources & References

  1. Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 604.
Entry updated December 7, 2022