Name
JESSICA

Name JESSICA

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 1,883,225 births of Jessica in the countries below, which represents an average of 13,262 births of children bearing the first name Jessica per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 3,226 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Jessica   
In Italiano Nome Jessica   
Available variants : Jessica- , Jéssica , Jèssica
Variations : Gessica , Jesica , Jesika , Jessie , Jessika


Information about the first name Jessica

We celebrate Jessica on November 4th
The first name Jessica is listed in our categories :The first name Jessica has been assigned to:
0.21% to boys
99.79% to girls
The country where the first name Jessica is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 7 letters including 3 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Jessica

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Jessica : Jesisca, Jesscia

Jessica in Japanese *

Romajijeshika
Katakanaジェシカ
Hiraganaじぇしか
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Jessica in Japanese
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Jessica in sign language

Jessica in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Jessica

US English
Etymology src :
  • First used by William Shakespeare in Merchant of Venice in the early 17th century, probably from Hebrew יִסְכָּה‎ (yiskah, “Iscah in Genesis 11:29, Jescha in the Wycliffe version”), a proper name meaning "one who looks forth" (but apparently not used as an ordinary word with that meaning).
  • By folk etymology seen as an elaborate form of Jessie, from Jane.
Pronunciation src :
  • enPR: jĕsʹĭkə, IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛsɪkə/
Proper noun src :
  • Jessica (plural Jessicas)
  • A female given name from Hebrew.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
Proper noun (Usage notes) src :
  • Formerly rare, but from the 1970s to the 2010s popular in all English-speaking countries.
FR French
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from English Jessica, popular at the end of the 20th century.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ʒɛ.si.ka/, /ʒe.si.ka/
General
Alternative forms src :
  • Jessika
Proper noun src :
  • Jessica f
  • a female given name
Polish
Etymology src :
  • Unadapted borrowing from English Jessica.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /d͡ʐɛˈsi.ka/
  • Rhymes: -ika
  • Syllabification: Je‧ssi‧ca
  • Homophone: Dżesika
Proper noun src :
  • Jessica f
  • Alternative spelling of Dżesika
SE Swedish
Proper noun src :
  • Jessica c (genitive Jessicas)
  • a female given name
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • Recently borrowed from English Jessica.
Proper noun src :
  • Jessica
  • a female given name
 

Popularity of the name Jessica

Number of JESSICA births per year

Total births of Jessica by country

Births with the first name Jessica
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
2,108
1,046,836
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
1,790
456,469
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
0
103,278
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
0
70,914
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
4
58,107
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
0
38,569
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
40
16,836
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
0
13,427
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
0
11,819
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
0
10,168
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
0
9,185
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
37
8,525
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
2
8,479
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
0
4,927
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
0
4,368
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
0
2,975
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2022
0
2,522
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
2,338
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
0
1,843
MXMexico
2017 - 2021
0
1,687
SESweden
1998 - 2022
0
1,466
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
0
1,406
NONorway
1945 - 2022
0
1,084
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
870
ESSpain
2002 - 2021
0
707
CLChili
2010 - 2021
0
290
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2022
0
79
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
0
36
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
0
28
SISlovenia
1992 - 2022
0
6

Total births of Jessica by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Jessica
Country
Boys
Girls
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
0
997
DEGermany
2022
0
839
USUnited State of America
2022
0
583
MXMexico
2021
0
339
IEIreland
2022
0
86
ONOntario
2019
0
69
ITItaly
2021
0
60
FRFrance
2022
0
40
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
27
NZNew Zealand
2022
0
25
ATAustria
2021
0
22
CHSwitzerland
2021
0
18
PLPoland
2022
0
17
SESweden
2022
0
17
ABAlberta
2022
0
14
CLChili
2021
0
14
BEBelgium
2022
0
13
BCBritish Columbia
2022
0
11
ARArgentina
2015
0
10
QCQuebec
2022
0
9
DKDenmark
2022
0
8
NONorway
2022
0
8

Comments on the name Jessica

Personalities with the first name Jessica

There are 300 personalities with the first name Jessica


Jessica Alba
(Jessica Marie Alba) src

United states of america
Businessperson Stage actor Voice actor Model Television actor Film actor


Jessica Lange
(Jessica Phyllis Lange) src

United states of america
Photographer Stage actor Television actor Film actor


Jessica Biel
(Jessica Claire Biel) src

United states of america
Actor


Jessica Simpson
(Jessica Ann Simpson) src

United states of america
Actor Singer Singer-songwriter Fashion designer Television actor Film actor Recording artist


Sarah Jessica Parker
src

United states of america
Actor Stage actor Voice actor Film producer Model Television actor Film actor


Jessica Chastain
(Jessica Michelle Chastain) src

United states of america
Actor Film producer


Jessie J
(Jessica Ellen Cornish) src

United kingdom
Singer Singer-songwriter Songwriter Music executive Autobiographer


Jessica Tandy
(Jessica Alice Tandy) src

United states of america United kingdom
Stage actor Television actor Film actor


Jess Glynne
(Jessica Hannah Glynne) src

United kingdom
Composer Singer Songwriter


Jessica Drake
src

United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Pornographic actor Erotic photography model Model Film actor Sex educator



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Jessica
Full list of personalities with the first name Jessica

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Jessica

There are 6943 actors and actresses with the first name Jessica
Jessica Slomovitz
Jessica Fae Thomas
Jessica Cherniak
Jessica Stevenson
Jessica Belkin
Jessica Jordan
Jessica Reynolds
Jessica Diehl
Jessica O'brien
Jessica Mcleod
Jessica Nash
Jessica Halas
Jessica Jarrell
Jessica Smith
Jessica Bechynová
Jessica Jewels
Jessica Amlee
Jessica Enrica
Jessica Ilko
Jessica Sula
Jessica Robbin
Jessica Martin
Jessica Tyler
Jessica Sara
Jessica Rodrigues
Jessica Marina
Jessica Lee Keller
Jessica Barden
Jessica Henwick
Jessica Riel-Déry

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Jessica
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Jessica

Rankings of first name JESSICA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name JESSICA (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#49GB United Kingdom2021
#62DE Germany2022
#63IE Ireland2022
#154ON Ontario2019
#169NZ New Zealand2022
#191CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#207MX Mexico2021
#275AT Austria2021
#281AB Alberta2022
#290IT Italy2021
#300PL Poland2022
#335BC British Columbia2022
#383NO Norway2022
#409SE Sweden2022
#417DK Denmark2022
#431CH Switzerland2021
#492CL Chili2021
#506US United State of America2022
#524QC Quebec2022
#575AR Argentina2015
#693BE Belgium2022
#1009FR France2022