There are multiple origins and translations for the name Yesenia:
1. Spanish name of the tree with beautiful flowers growing in South America. The name Yesenia has become popular in 1970, after the eponymous TV-novel.
Comes from the name Jesenia - "flower". Derived from the Arabic word (ياسمين) [yasamin] - "jasmine".
2. East Slavic& (Russian Есения) name means - "Autumn, born in autumn". Named in honor of the poet Sergey Esenin.
3. Form of Turkish (Turkic) name Esen - "well-being, healthy". Or of Turkic Esen - "well-being, healthy".