What does Jama mean?
Jama /ja-ma/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Jama's root is Hebrew, and Jama means "he who supplants". Jama is an alternate spelling of Jamie (Hebrew): originally a pet version of James. Jomaa is a common surname.
How popular is Jama?
Jama is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4242 out of 4276, Top 99%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#20191 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Jama and related names. Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, Jami, Jamie (#489 in 2014), Jammie and Jayme are the popular alternative forms of Jama (unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4803%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.073%, ▼84.8%), with the versions Jaime, Jaimie, Jami and Jayme becoming less stylish. Jamie (#489) is the most trendy birth name here. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Jama is alike in pronunciation to Jemma▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Bama, Cama, Dama, Jada▲, Jaena, Jaina, Jan▼, Jana▼, Janae▼, Janah, Janai, Janay▼, Jane▼, Janea, Jania, Jann, Janna▼, Jany, Jaya, Jayna, Jazma, Jeana▼, Jena▼, Jiana, Jina, Joana▼, Jona, Juana▼, Kama, Pama, Rama and Tama. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jama.