What is the meaning of the name Jesse?

The name Jesse is primarily a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin that means God's Gift.

In the Bible, Jesse was the grandson of Ruth and Boaz.

Jesse Jackson, activist and politician. Jesse James, famous outlaw. Jesse Ventura, professional wrestler and politician. Jesse McCartney, musician. Jesse Williams, actor. Jesse Owens, American track and field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, actor. Jesse L. Martin, actor.

Different Spellings of the name Jesse:


People who like the name Jesse also like:

Caleb, Benjamin, Ethan, Jacob, Elijah, Gabriel, Liam, Abigail, Sophia, Amelia, Charlotte, Lily, Elizabeth, Emma

Names like Jesse:

Jacquez, Josie, Jo, Jaya, Ji-Yu, Josiah, Ja, Jasey, Joey, Jase, Jess, Joyce, Jago, Jace, Jay, Juji, Jaycee, Jozi, Jessie, Joash, Jachai, Jazz, Jacek, Jie, Jaysha, Jae, Jui, Jessa, Joweese, Jecca

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Jesse Kenneth Perlow - son of Ali Stroker and David Perlow , born 2022
Jesse Jameson Ortiz - son of Jenna Jameson and Tito Jameson , born 2009

Stats for the Name Jesse

checkmark Jesse is currently #90 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Jesse is currently #194 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Jesse:

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1. Potential confusion with other similar names such as Jessie or Jessica.
2. Commonness of the name, leading to a lack of uniqueness or individuality.
3. Difficulty in standing out or being memorable due to its popularity.
4. Potential for teasing or mispronunciation due to its simplicity.
5. Association with certain stereotypes or cultural references that may not align with personal preferences or values.

Songs about Jesse

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Dear Jesse - Madonna
Frank and Jesse James - Warren Zevon
Jesse - Carly Simon
Jesse - Janis Ian
Jesse - Scott Walker
Jesse - The Kennedys
Jesse Don't Like It - Loudon Wainwright III
Jesse Hold On - B*Witched
Jesse James - Bruce Springsteen
Jesse James traditional, recorded - Woody Guthrie and The Pogues
Jesse's Girl - Rick Springfield
Just Like Jesse James - Cher
Robert Ford & Jesse James - David Olney