. The name is a Slavic-German short form of the
, where the diminutive "Jess" was a common first name during the 14th century. It is likely that Jess was first used as a surname in this region.
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of this family name include: Jeschke, Jeske, Jesske, Jesskes, Jesko, Jescho, Jess, Jesse, Jesek, Jaschke, Jesche, Jäsche, Jaschek, Jasche and many more.