Jessa: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Jessa

A derivative of the Hebrew name Jessica, which is said to mean "foresight" or "gift" and was the it-girl name of the 1980s. Jessa is a fresh take on a classic - kinda like how your little Jessa will be a chip off the ol' block.

Nicknames:

Jess, Jessie.

Famous people named Jessa:

Reality TV personality Jessa Duggar Seewald; singer Jessa Anderson; literary critic Jessa Crispin.

Fun fact:

HBO's series "Girls" features a character named Jessa Johansson.

More Inspiration:

Joyful J Names For Baby Girls, Double The Fun: Girl Names With Double Letters, Terrific Two-Syllable Girl Names,