Meaning and name origin
Jama \j(a)-ma\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jama is "he who supplants". Jama is a variant of Jamie (Hebrew): originally a pet form of James, now also used as a feminine form of James. Only rarely used as a baby name.
Jama is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4242 out of 4276, Top 99%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jama and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jamie (#489), Jaymie, Jammie, Jaimie and Jami. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Jama is also pronounced similarly to Jemma▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Cama, Dama, Jada▲, Jaena, Jaime▼, Jaina, Jan▼, Jana▼, Janae▼, Janah, Janai, Janay▼, Jane▼, Janea, Jania, Jann, Janna▼, Jany, Jaya, Jayme▼, Jayna, Jazma, Jeana▼, Jena▼, Jiana, Jina, Joana▼, Jona, Juana▼, Kama, Pama, Rama and Tama. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jama.