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What does Jamese mean?

Jamese Pronunciation of Jamese [jamese] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and Jamese means "he who supplants". Jamese is an alternate form of Jamie (Hebrew): originally a pet variation of James.

Associated with: supplants (victory).


15 related forms via Jamie: Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimey, Jaimie, Jama, Jamee, Jamei, Jamey, Jami, Jamia, Jamielee, Jammie, Jayme, Jaymee and Jaymie.

Creative forms:
(female) Jemese, Jumese, ..

(male) Jamene, Jamesi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jamese Kylah (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jamese?

Jamese is an unusual given name for women. Jamese is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Jamese (outside Top 2000) are Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, Jama, Jamee, Jamey, Jami, Jamia, Jamie (#498 in recent rankings), Jammie, Jayme, Jaymee and Jaymie. Adoption of these relations of Jamese reached its most widespread 35 years ago (average #1148) and has become significantly diminished since, with versions such as Jami becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, Jama, Jamee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamey, Jami, Jamia, Jamie, Jammie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jayme, Jaymee, Jaymie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Jacee, Jadee, Jaleese, Jamaeca, Jameisha, Jameka, Jamela, James, Jamesha, Jamiesha, Jamika, Jamisha, Janee, Janeece, Janeesa, Janeese, Janene, Janess, Janessa, Janesse, Janice, Janiece, Janis, Janise, Janiss (see Janice), Janyce, Jemsa, Jenise, Ramee and Sarese. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jamese.

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