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Jessie may refer to:

Modern culture

Sports

Media

Politics and academia

  • Jessie Cooper (1914 - 1993), first female member of the South Australian Legislative Council
  • Jessie Redmon Fauset (1882 - 1961), African American editor, poet, essayist and novelist
  • Jessie MacWilliams (1917 - 1990), English mathematician who contributed to the field of coding theory
  • Jessie Misskelley (born 1975), one of the West Memphis 3 who were convicted of a triple homicide in Arkansas, USA
  • Jessie Pope (1868 - 1941), English World War I poet
  • Jessie M. Rattley (1929 - 2001), mayor of Newport News, Virginia from 1986 to 1990
  • Jessie Rooke (1845 - 1906), Australian suffragette
  • Jessie Weston (1850 - 1928), independent scholar and folklorist
  • Jessie E. Woods (1909 - 2001), one of the first female air pilots in the United States
  • Elaine Riddick Jessie (born c.1954), was forcibly sterilized by the Eugenics Board of North Carolina, USA aged 14

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

English

Proper noun

Singular
Jessie

Plural
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Jessie

  1. A pet form of Janet and Jessica, also used as a formal female given name.
  2. A male given name, an American variant of Jesse.
  3. (slang) (with or without capital) A cowardly person, especially a man; an effeminate man.







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