What does Jessica mean?
The meaning of Jessica is "Watchful, (s)he sees".
Jessica is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Je-ssi-ca.
The Given Name Jessica
It is believed that Shakespeare invented the name and probably based it on an anglicized form Jescha of the Hebrew name Yiskah.
In the Old Testament, Yiskah is the name of Abraham's niece.
Jessica falls into the easy nickname name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Jessica Alba, Jessica Alonso Bernardo, and Jessica Biel.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 179 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,790 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
The trend's your friend. See how Jessica has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Jessica Name Popularity Page.
Jessica Related Names
Variants of the name Jessica include Iscah, Jesica, Jesicah, Jesika, Jesikah, Jesokah, Jessaca, Jessah, Jessalyn, Jessalynn, Jesscia, Jesseca, Jesseka, Jessenia, Jesseyca, Jessi, Jessicca, Jessicia, Jessisa, Jessiya, Yesica, Yessica.
- Jessica Alba ~ Actress
- Jessica Alonso Bernardo ~ Handball Player
- Jessica Biel ~ Actress
- Jessica Brown Findlay ~ Actress
- Jessica Capshaw ~ Actress
- Jessica Chastain ~ Actress
- Jessica Durlacher ~ Writer
- Jessica Lange ~ Actress
- Jessica Pare ~ Actress
- Jessica Rabbit ~ Who Framed Roger Rabbit? character, Who Censored Roger Rabbit? character
- Jessica Steen ~ Actress
- Jessica Tandy ~ Actress
Jessica Name Fun
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