What does Jami mean?
Jami /ja-mi/ [2 sylls.] 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 girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4803%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.073%, ▼84.8%), with the forms Jaime, Jaimie, Jami and Jayme becoming less trendy. Jamie (#489) 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)