Jess

Female

Meaning

Short Form Of Jesse Or Jessica

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/dʒɛs/

Traits associated with the name Jess:

Dogs named Jess tend to be loving, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Jess?

That you have a fondness for the name Jess and may have a sentimental attachment to it.

Is Jess a good dog name?

Jess is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Jess isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,244
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1,492
New York City Dog Name Database
2,194
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Jess is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Jess was, in the past month, the 1837th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Jess is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Jess was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Jess's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Jess is most adored in South Carolina, Georgia and Missouri.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Illinois, Iowa and Tennessee.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Jess.

Most popular breeds named Jess:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Australian Cattle Dog
  3. Rottweiler
  4. Border Collie
  5. Miniature Pinscher

Jess is found in these categories:

british dog names
british

Commonly used as a nickname for Jessica in the UK.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the 1800s, this canine moniker nods to yesteryears' simplicity.

Dog names like Jess:

Joy
Joy
God Is Gracious
Gracious, lovely
Fair Phantom
Short Form Of Jillian
Strength
Jess dog name meaning

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