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The name Jesse is of Hebrew origin, and means God exists.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jesse has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jesse
Use of the Name Jesse for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
374,358 262,198 181,735 53,150 22,299 9,241 4,683
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jesse has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jesse
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880285698775
1881275368815
1882266609695
1883285848656
18842767057214
18853155656415
188630614  
18872660176710
18883263776912
18893157670414
18903457690210
18913551986711
18923560281114
18933654188012
18943856797711
189535577  
18963558785715
189738528  
18984747690015
18994742380017
190050536  
19014941193913
19025043792015
19035738887916
190453443  
19055444376923
19065743698315
190762466  
190862482  
19096051697918
191060589  
191172597  
1912741,10699027
1913791,21396831
1914831,452  
1915772,110  
1916772,229  
1917792,200  
1918782,43996456
1919772,356  
1920792,428  
1921772,478  
1922812,389  
1923832,391  
1924862,285  
1925842,373  
1926862,300  
1927892,313  
1928912,167  
1929922,036  
1930942,027  
1931971,890  
1932991,853  
1933991,805  
19341021,855  
19351041,862  
19361041,831  
19371021,865  
19381071,898  
1939982,010  
1940932,214  
1941992,178  
1942992,407  
19431052,411  
19441022,303  
19451042,207  
19461092,444  
19471072,740  
19481082,683  
19491092,707  
19501132,605  
19511142,664  
19521122,720  
19531142,817  
19541192,756  
19551222,781  
19561262,610  
19571332,738  
19581422,485  
19591422,428  
19601502,382  
19611502,293  
19621492,274  
19631492,226  
19641502,185  
19651392,213  
19661322,309  
19671352,183  
19681352,147  
19691282,374  
19701192,765  
19711072,995  
1972883,223  
1973753,437  
1974674,102  
1975644,426  
1976555,294943136
1977545,816880163
1978526,093791190
1979506,684729227
1980458,359626291
19813710,426519380
1982439,487590307
1983468,460667258
1984507,592619287
1985518,215654279
1986488,525563353
1987557,979605322
1988557,891623318
1989508,856654313
1990488,962645348
1991518,356650339
1992508,558693312
1993488,252662334
1994458,667620356
1995467,478607368
1996517,061721290
1997635,904790263
1998715,418792270
1999824,990648355
2000904,461811280
2001904,199  
2002904,398  
2003954,558  
2004944,683  
Totals:  374,358 7,744

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jesse as a boy's name about 97% of the time and less frequently (about 2% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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