What does Jami mean?
Jami /ja-mi/ as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Jami is "he who supplants". Jami is a version of Jamie (Hebrew): originally a pet variant of James. Compare surname Juma.
How popular is Jami?
Jami is a very popular first name for women (#754 out of 4276, Top 18%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#95567 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Jami for girls. Jami entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #358 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular related forms of Jami ranked in the Top 1000 are Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, Jamie (#489 in 2014), Jammie and Jayme. These relations of Jami reached the top of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (median #519) and are somewhat less popular today (#927, ▼85%), with the forms Jaime, Jaimie, Jami and Jayme becoming less trendy. Jamie is the most chic baby name in this compilation. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Jami and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Jami▼ is alike in pronunciation to Gemma▲, Jemma▲, Jemmie and Jemmy. Other suggested similar baby names are Cami, Jaci, Jaena, Jaina, Jaine, Jan▼, Jana▼, Janae▼, Janah, Janai, Janay▼, Jane▼, Janea, Janee, Janey, Jania, Janie▼, Jann, Janna▼, Janne, Jannie▼, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jayne▼, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean▼, Jeana▼, Jeane▼, Jeanie▼, Jen, Jena▼, Jenai, Jeni, Jenie, Jenn, Jenni, Jiana, Jina, Jinia, Jinni, Joan▼, Joana▼, Joane, Joanie, Joann▼, Jona, Jone, Joni▼, Jonie, Jonni, Juana▼, June▲, Junia, Juno, Kami▼, Sami and Tami▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jami.