Meaning and name origin
Jami \j(a)-mi\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jami is "he who supplants". Jami is a variant of Jamie (Hebrew): originally a pet form of James, now also used as a feminine form of James.
Jami is a very popular first name for females (#754 out of 4276, Top 18%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#83362 out of 88799, Top 94%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jami for girls. Jami reached its highest rank of #358 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jami and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jamie (#489), Jaymie, Jammie, Jaimie and Jami. (2014 statistics).
Suggested similar baby names are Cami, Jaci, Jaime, Jan, Jana, Janai, Jane, Jania, Janie, Jann, Jany, Jayme, Jayni, Jeni, Joni, Kami, Sami and Tami. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jami.