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pinWhat does Jama mean?

Jama /ja-ma/ 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.


Jama has 12 variants: Jaima, Jaimi, Jaimie, Jaimy, Jamee, Jamei, Jamey, Jami, Jamia, Jammie, Jaymee and Jaymie.

Jama has 5 more alternative forms via Jamie: Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimey, Jamese and Jayme.

Kreatif forms: Jema, Jima, Joma. [more]

pinHow 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 recent rankings), Jammie and Jayme are the popular alternative forms of Jama (unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Jama was well-received among parents during the years 1980-1989 (average #519) and is somewhat less today (#927, 84.8%), with the versions Jaime, Jaimie, Jami and Jayme becoming less stylish. Jamie has generally been preferred by parents. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, Jami, Jamie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jammie, Jayme in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jamie outside U.S.

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Jama is alike in pronunciation to Gemma, Jemma and Jemmy. 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.