First Name - Meaning and direction

First Name - Meaning and direction

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Origin of first name:

Elders, Hebrews, Scandinavians

Meaning of the name:

Used both as first and last name, the name Jessen is mainly used in Denmark and comes from the Hebrew "Yaakov" which means "the one who comes down from". In biblical stories, Jacob, one of Jessen's variants, was Esau's twin brother who took advantage of his brother's hunger to convince him to leave him his legacy. James and Jack are contemporary forms of Jessen.

In Danish, "Jessen", more popular as a surname, means "son of Jes", equivalent to "Ioannes" or "John".


Børge Jessen (1907-1993), Danish mathematician, Carl Wilhelm Jessen, (1764-1823), Danish naval officer, Christian Jessen (1977), famous doctor and English TV host.

His character :

Jessen has a strong sense of humor and human contact. He will be the soul of his circle of friends and will often be the one who communicates joy and good humor. Very communicative, he will always find the right words to make people laugh and relax the atmosphere.


John, Jean, Jack or James.

His party :

There is no party for this name.

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