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Yesenia is a nature baby name that you don't hear much anymore, but it was common in the United States between the 1970s and the 2000s. It's most often used by people who are a part of the Latino community, particularly those from Mexico or Central and South America. Yesenia has a poetic sound to it, and it pairs well with a variety of classic middle names.

Meaning and Origin of the name Yesenia:

Yesenia is a girl's name of Spanish and Arabic origin meaning “palm tree” or “floral.”

Yesenia is a name derived from Jessenia bataua, which is a palm tree that grows in the South American rain forest. In Arabic, Yesenia means “floral.” Some believe Yesenia a derivative of Jessica.

Symbolism of the name Yesenia:

The palm tree is a symbol of victory and triumph, as well as peace and eternal life. It has significant meaning to those of the Christian faith.

Nicknames for the name Yesenia:

Yesenia is a beautiful girl's name, and there are several nicknames to choose from. If you are looking for the perfect nickname for your baby girl, take a look at the list below. We compiled the best nicknames for Yesenia to help you in your search.

  • Yaya
  • Yessy
  • Yenny
  • Sena
  • Nia
  • Essie

Style of the name Yesenia:


Gender of the name Yesenia:

Yesenia is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Yesenia:


Number of syllables in the name Yesenia:


Emotion evoked from the name Yesenia:

The baby name Yesenia evokes images of someone who enjoys traveling and experiencing the world.

Alternative spellings for the name Yesenia:

  • Iesenia
  • Iesennia
  • Jessenia 
  • Yeseneya
  • Yeseniea
  • Yesennia
  • Yesennya
  • Yesenya

Popularity of the name Yesenia:

According to the Social Security Administration, Yesenia was a top 1,000 baby name between 1971 and 2012. It was most popular during the 1980s and 1990s. It last ranked at number 900 in 2012.

Great middle names for Yesenia and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Yesenia:


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