Jessy is an informal baby name for boys or girls. It is a spelling variation of Jesse and Jessie. As of 2021, this version is only a top 6,000 option for either gender.

Meaning of the name Jessy:

Hebrew: gift
Scottish: God is gracious

Origin of the name Jessy:

Jessy is a spelling variation of Jesse or Jessie. Jesse is primarily for males coming from the Hebrew Yishai. It became popular among Jewish and Christian cultures because Jesse was the father of King David. Jessie is the primarily feminine version and a Scottish diminutive of Jean. Jean is the Medieval version of Jehanne, a version of Jane.

Symbolism of the name Jessy:

Jessy has two different meanings, depending on its origins. If it comes from Jesse, it translates to “gift,” just like the Hebrew Yishai. If it comes from Jessie, it means “God is gracious.” Jessie is a diminutive for Jean, a form of Jane. Jane is the feminine version of John.

Style of the name Jessy:

Classical or traditional

Gender of the name Jessy:

Jessy is a unisex baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Jessy:


Number of syllables in the name Jessy:


Emotion evoked from the name Jessy:

Jessy feels upbeat and informal. It is a simple and fun-hearted baby name.

Alternative spellings for the name Jessy:

Nicknames for the name Jessy:

  • Jess
  • Essy
  • Ess
  • Jey
  • Jee

Popularity of the name Jessy:

Jessy was first a top 1,000 baby name in America in 1980 at rank 951. It remained on the Social Security Popularity Index until 1997 at number 963. Jessy ranked highest in 1990 at rank 758. As of 2021, Jessy is a top 6,000 option at number 5,992.

Related names for the name Jessy:

Great middle names for Jessy and their meanings:

  • Axel (father is peace)
  • Lucas (bringer of light, man from Lucania)
  • Caleb (whole-hearted, faithful, bold)
  • Finnegan (fair, fair-haired)
  • Alice (noble, light)
  • Kate (pure, clear)
  • Florence (blossoming, flourishing)
  • Eve (life giver, life)

Famous people with the name Jessy:

  • Jessy Hartel (Instagram star)
  • Jessy Taylor (Instagram star)
  • Jessy Mendiola (actress, “The Trial”)
  • Jessy Vandor (TikTok star)
  • Jessy Schram (actress, “Country at Heart”)

Jessys in popular culture:

There are no fictional characters with the baby name Jessy.