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The earliest record of the name Jesiah is found in the bible. Referred to as Isshiah and then translated to Jessiah and finally shortened to Jesiah. He was said to be an ally of David at Ziklag. (Bible, 1 Chr. 12:6. B.C. 1055). He was also known as the second son of Uzziel, the son of Kohath. (1 Chronicles 23:20).
The name Jesiah means "Sprinkling of the Lord" and "whom Jehovah lends".