Jesse Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of the personal name Jesper, a Low German form of Kaspar. South German: from a reduced form of the personal name Johannes (see John). Eastern German (of Slavic origin): topographic name from Czech jes(en) ‘ash tree’. English: from a short form of Jessup. French: from Old French jaisse ‘chick pea’; probably a metonymic occupational name for a grower of chick peas or a topographic name.

List of People with Surname Jesse

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,377 people with the surname Jesse. Among these people surnamed Jesse, there are approximately 341 distinct names, with an average of 4 people who share the same name. William Jesse, James Jesse and David Jesse are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Jesse, with 30, 30 and 27 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Jesse, with a total of 117 people, and there are a total of 93 distinct names among these people. Wisconsin is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Jesse, with a total of 114 people and an average of 79 distinct names.