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 of the name Yesenia:

Spanish: Palm tree

Origin of the name Yesenia:

Yesenia is a name derived from a palm tree that grows in the South American rain forest. Some believe it's 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.

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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:

  • Yeseneya
  • Yeseniea
  • Yesennia
  • Yesennya
  • Yesenya

Nicknames for the name Yesenia:

  • Yaya
  • Essie

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.

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