This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word jessica
; formerly rare, but since the 1970s popular in all English-speaking countries .
Origin: First used by Shakespeare in Merchant of Venice, probably from יִסְכָּה (Yisəkah, "Iscah" in Genesis 11:29, "Jescha" in the Wycliffe version), a proper name meaning "one who looks forth" ( but apparently not used as an ordinary word with that meaning).
"Jessica" is a single released by Dir En Grey on November 14, 2001.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Shylock's daughter, in the "Merchant of Venice".
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