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Origin and Meaning of Yesenia

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  1. A user from New Mexico, U.S. says the name Yesenia is of French origin and means "Refrence or origin mary".
  2. A user from India says the name Yesenia is of English origin and means "Reference to virgin mary".
  3. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Yesenia means "Floral" and is of Mexican origin.
  4. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Yesenia means "Loving thoughtful kind and caring".
  5. A user from California, U.S. says the name Yesenia means "Possibly derived from Jessenia, a palm tree in the Amazon".
  6. A user from Arizona, U.S. says the name Yesenia is of Mexican origin and means "A flower".
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Invented in 1970 for the heroine of a Mexican TV series by Yolanda Vargas, from Jessenia (bataua), botanical name of a South American palm tree.

  1. A female given name used since 1970.

Notable Persons Named Yesenia

Notable Persons Named Yesenia

Yesenia Valencia

Yesenia was born on March 16th, 1991.

Daniela Droz

Daniela Droz is a merengue music musician. Her ongoing career started in 1987. Daniela was given the name Yesenia Droz Serrano on August 16th, 1977.

Yesenia Centeno

Yesenia was born on June 27th, 1971 in Ciego de Ávila.

Yesenia Nolasco Ramírez

Yesenia Nolasco Ramírez is a deputy. Yesenia was born on August 22nd, 1982 in Tehuantepec.


Fun Facts about the name Yesenia

  • How Popular is the name Yesenia? Yesenia is the 1,208th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yesenia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39,019 babies born with the first name Yesenia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yesenia to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yesenia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 17 new born babies.
  • When was Yesenia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yesenia is Thursday, February 13th, 1958.
  • What year had the most people named Yesenia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yesenia was in 1987 with a total of 2,003 babies. That's a lot of babies named Yesenia!
  • Random Yesenia Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yesenia ranks 99th in popularity as a baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, 475 babies in California have the same name in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Yesenia: The name spelled backwards is Ainesey. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eysnaie. How do you pronounce that?
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