1. CON: Having to go by your last initial because there are sooo many Jessicas.
3. CON: So many Jessicas means you might have to take on a nickname you don’t want.
4. PRO: Our name is immortalized in Shakespeare.
As Shylock’s daughter in The Merchant of Venice.
5. CON: People asking if you spell it “Jessika.”
Which is also a great name, but most of us spell it with a “C.”