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What does Jami mean?

Jami Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: supplants (victory).


Jami has 12 variants: Jaima, Jaimi, Jaimie, Jaimy, Jama, Jamee, Jamei, Jamey, Jamia, Jammie, Jaymee and Jaymie.

6 more relations via Jamie: Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimey, Jamese, Jamilyn and Jayme.

Creative forms:
(female) Jammi, Jaxmi, ..

(male) Jadi, Jaman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jami Mckenzie (J.M.), ..

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)

Jami entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #339 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jami name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Jami ranked in the Top 2000 are Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, Jama, Jamee, Jamey, Jamia, Jamie (#498 in 2015), Jammie, Jayme, Jaymee and Jaymie. These relations of Jami reached the top of their popularity in the 1980s (median #1148) and have become significantly less popular since, with forms like Jami becoming less trendy.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamee, Jamey, 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

Jami is alike in pronunciation to Jemma, Jemmie and Jemmy. Other suggested similar names are Ami, Aymi, Cami, Cammi, Carmi, Demi, Emmi, Ja-, Jaci, Jacie, Jacki, Jacqi, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jady, Jae, Jael, Jafit, Jalin, Jamari, James, Jamika, Jamila, Jamina, Jan, Jana, Janai, Jane, Jania, Janie, Janis, Janit, Jann, Jany, Jas, Jasmin, Jay, Jaya, Jaye, Jayil, Jayni, Jazma, Jazmin, Jeni, Jeri, Jobi, Joci, Jodi, Joi, Joli, Joni, Jori, Judi, Juli, Kami, Kammi, Kimi, Laxmi, Maemi, Mimi, Naomi, Noami, Remi, Romi, Sami, Sammi, Tami and Tammi. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jami.

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