Jessica: baby girl name meaning and popularity


With Hebrew roots, this name has several meanings, including “foresight,” “rich,” and “gift.” Hopefully your Jessica (who is a gift, isn’t she?) will have enough foresight to get to the potty in time and not just give herself 1.5 seconds to make it there.


Jess, Jessie, Jesse.

Famous people named Jessica:

Actresses Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Jessica Capshaw, Jessica Lange; singer and fashion designer Jessica Simpson; model Jessica White; fictional Jessica (Jessie) Spano from Saved by the Bell; fictional Jessica Wakefield from Sweet Valley High.

Fun fact:

This name was first used in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice, so you could say your child’s name was invented by William Shakespeare.

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