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The first name 

Jessy is a unisex first name, but it's given significantly more often to boys than girls.

Jessy – well-known but still special!

Few children have been named Jessy in recent years. Although it is used several times each year, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 children are currently called Jessy. Whether you’re a boy or a girl, you will most likely be the only person with the special name Jessy at your school. In our SmartGenius ranking, Jessy is number *** on the list of most common first names.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Jessy -
an underrated contemporary

While Jessy isn't one of the most popular names of all time, it does seem to have attracted parents especially in the second half of last century. In 1993 the name Jessy reached its highest popularity with #1,393 in our ranking of all first names. As it is so exquisite, mothers and fathers did not always come up with the idea of naming their newborn Jessy. One might assume that this was because the name was only occasionally in keeping with the spirit of the times - and kids in those decades were given the unusual and beautiful name of Jessy.

In years where the graph has no value, the name Jessy was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Jessy in 2022 – marvelously unusual

In 2022, 60 babies were born with the name Jessy. This puts the name in rank 4,971 in the SmartGenius statistics - or in other words, one in 5,510,032 newborns was named Jessy that year. Ever since first names have been registered, Jessy has been and remains marvelously unusual!

Jessy has 5 letters 
and begins with a J

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter J is a very popular first letter for given names. That’s because 8.3% of all common first names in the US begin with this letter. Only the initial letter A is more common for first names.

With five letters, the name Jessy is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 8.3% of all first names start with a J, this initial letter occurs more than two times as often as all other letters on average.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Jessy

If your name is Jessy and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Jessy

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Jessy, you can simply say:






This is how the name Jessy is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Jessy in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Jessy

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Jessy is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Jessy

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Jessy sounds like this: