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Meaning and Name Origin

Jamie \j(a)-mie\ as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Jamie) is pronounced JAY-mee. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jamie is "he who supplants". Originally a pet form of James, now also used as a feminine form of James. Actresses Jamie Lee Curtis, Jami Gertz.


Jamie has 21 variants: Jaima, Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimelynn, Jaimey, Jaimi, Jaimie, Jaimy, Jama, Jamee, Jamei, Jamese, Jamey, Jami, Jamia, Jamielee, Jamilyn, Jammie, Jayme, Jaymee and Jaymie.


Jamie is a very prominent first name for women (#146 out of 4276, Top 3%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#63085 out of 88799, Top 71%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Jamie for girls. Jamie was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #35 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is presently at #489. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jamie name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jamie and related names. Prominent variation forms of Jamie (#489 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000 are Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, James, Jami, Jammie and Jayme. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1980-1989 and have become significantly less popular since, with the versions Jaime, Jaimie, James, Jami and Jayme becoming somewhat outmoded. Jamie (#489) is the most trendy name for newborns here. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, James, Jami, Jamie, Jammie, Jayme in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jamie is pronounced similarly to Jemmie. Other recommended similar baby names are Jacie, Jaine, Janae, Jane, Janee, Jania, Janie, Janne, Jannie, Jayne, Jaynie, Jeanie, Jenie, Joanie, Jonie, Mamie, Ramie and Tamie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jamie.