What does jess mean?

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  1. Jess(ProperNoun)

    A short form of the male given name Jesse.

  2. Jess(ProperNoun)

    A short form of the female given name Jessica.

  3. Origin: From ges, from gies, from the plural of jet, from jeter, itself from iactare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jess(noun)

    a short strap of leather or silk secured round the leg of a hawk, to which the leash or line, wrapped round the falconer's hand, was attached when used. See Illust. of Falcon

  2. Origin: [OF. gies, giez, prop. pl. of giet, get, jet, F. jet, a throwing, jess. See Jet a shooting forth.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jess

    jes, n. a short strap round the legs of a hawk.—adj. Jessed, having jesses on. [O. Fr. ject—L. jactāre, to fling, freq. of jacĕre, to throw.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jess in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jess in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Lisa Mann:

    It is just heartbreaking, beautiful Jess was loved and treasured by her family, friends and colleagues and our sympathies are with everyone today.

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