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Meaning and name origin

Jae \jae\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Jae), is pronounced jay. It is of American origin. Feminine variant of Jay. Also used as a prefix in blended names.

Jae has 12 variant forms: Jaelana, Jaeleah, Jaeleen, Jaelyn, Jaena, Jaenelle, Jaenette, Jaya, Jaylee, Jayleen, Jaylene and Jaylynn.

For more information, see also the related girl name Ja-.


Jae is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2949 out of 4276, Top 69%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#83383 out of 88799, Top 94%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jae and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jayleen (#416), Jaelyn (#641), Jaylynn (#675), Jaylee (#696), Jaylene (#795) and Jaya. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jayleen, Jaelyn, Jaylynn, Jaylee, Jaylene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jaelyn, Jaylene, Jaya outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jae is also pronounced similarly to Jaye, Je-, Jeh, Jey, Joey, Joi, Joie, Joy and Joye. Other suggested similar baby names are Fae, Gae, Jade, Jael, Jan, Jane, Jas, Jo, Mae and Rae. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jae.