Meaning of Jessica

Meaning of Jessica
Name
it Jessica
Gender
Female
Meaning
With Jewish origin, it means “God watches”. The name has assumed notoriety also thanks to Shakespeare who gave this name to the daughter of the usurer Shylock, protagonist de “the merchant of Venice”. Probably Shakespeare was inspired to the Biblical name Iscah, a smaller character of the Genesis.
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In Italy about 4198 people are called Jessica
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