From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Jessica. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1970 and 2000

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Northern Germany

Variant Spelling

Origin and Meaning

Invented by William Shakespeare in the play 'The Merchant of Venice' - of the Hebrew name יִסְכָּה (Yiska) = 'Yahweh (God) beholds'

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