No. Of Syllables:4
No. Of Letters:7
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Yesenia is "Watchful, (s)he sees".
In the Old Testament, Iscah or Yiskah, is the name of Abraham's niece.
The name is the basis for the English name Jessica.
The BDB Theological Dictionary considers the etymology "dubious".
NOBS Study Bible Name List derives the meaning from a verb that does not appear in the scriptures, the verb sakkah (סכה) which means to look at and translates the name to mean "watchful".
Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names also derives the names' meaning from the verb sakkah (סכה) and translates the meaning as "she will see" or "she will look out".
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Names Like This
Although a child may have only one or two given names for official civil records, they may be given several names when baptized.
Given names are simple such as Juan or composite such as Juan Pablo. Composite names are considered single unit first names and not first and second names.
Parents give names that just appeal to them, honor relatives or saints, or are of traditional Spanish origin.
Many Spanish given names honor the Virgin Mary. Girls are frequently given the name Maria or Maria followed by a suffix name and boys are sometimes given the name Maria as a middle name. Girls with Marian composite names may use the suffix portion of their name as their main informal name. For example Maria de los Angeles, Maria del Pilar and Maria de la Luz, may go by the names Angeles, Pilar and Luz.
Although the first name within a composite name generally reflects the gender of the holder, the second name need not, as in Jose Maria or Maria Jose.