What does Jess mean?
The name Jess is of Hebrew origin.
The meaning of Jess is "Watchful, (s)he sees".
Jess is used as both a boys and girls name.
It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Jess.
The Given Name Jess
Jess is a diminutive of Jessica
. See Jessica
for further details.
Jess is quite an elegant name and a welcome find.
A wonderfully distinctive name.
Jess has no variant spellings.
In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. It ranked 3,395
in baby name popularity for boys with 33 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 16,944 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences. It ranked 4,520 in baby name popularity for boys with 22 occurrences.
Want to see how Jess sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Jess Name Popularity Page.
Jess Related Names
What will your new littleJess be like?
It may all be in the numbers.
The numbers that make up your child's name.
Numerology may give you some insight.
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Jess Name Fun
Would you like to fingerspell the name Jess in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.
Be creative with the name Jess.
Just for fun, see the name Jess in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jess in Nautical Flags page.