- a female given name, form of Jesse.
Examples from the Web for jessica
Portable snacks are good to have on hand, too, says Jessica Crandall, RDN, Denver Wellness & Nutrition Director.5 Hangover Cures to Save You After a Few Too Many
December 19, 2014
He seemed particularly fond of Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
He also got to play coach to stars like Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, and Michael Caine.Meet Kip Thorne, the Man Who Crafted the Artful Science of ‘Interstellar’
November 14, 2014
Jessica Solce is the director of No Control, making its World Premiere at DOC NYC on November 15.What Are We Protecting with Gun Laws?
November 13, 2014
In effort to help me do the same, she puts Jessica T.S. Neufville, an enthusiastic 16-year-old member of A-LIFE, on the phone.Meet the Liberian Girls Beating Ebola
October 29, 2014
"Some of us ought to tell Reddy of Jessica's thoughtfulness," teased Anne.
She and Jessica remained in each other's arms for a long, sweet moment.
I don't know which was nicer, Jessica, Nora's wedding or yours.
"You might know it was something about him," said Jessica Bright.
"Promise you won't laugh and I'll tell you," said Jessica solemnly.
Word Origin and History for jessica
fem. proper name, from Late Latin Jesca, from Greek Ieskha, from Hebrew Yiskah, name of a daughter of Haran (Gen. xi:29). Among the top 5 popular names for girls born in the U.S. every year between 1977 and 1997. The familiar form Jessie was one of many fem. names used 20c. for "cowardly or effeminate male."