What does Jamie mean?
Jamie [jamie] 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.
Associated with: supplants (victory).
(female) Jaie, Jamice, ..
(male) Jamiem, Jamm, ..
How popular is Jamie?
Jamie is a very prominent first name for women (#146 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#41657 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name history of Jamie for girls. Jamie reached its top rank of #34 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is presently at #498. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the history of Jamie and related names. Prominent variation forms of Jamie (#498 in 2015) are Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, Jama, Jamee, James, Jamey, Jami, Jamia, Jammie, Jayme, Jaymee and Jaymie. These forms of Jamie were favored 35 years ago (average #1116) and have become significantly less common since, with versions like Jaime becoming less stylish.
Jamie▼ is pronounced similarly to Jemma▲, Jemmie and Jemmy. Other recommended names are Aimie, Amie▼, Bambie, Cadie, Calie, Carie, Carmie, Catie, Dacie, Danie, Dasie, Halie▼, Jaci, Jacie, Jacine, Jackie▼, Jade▲, Jadien, Jadine, Jafit, Jaide, Jaine, Jamaine, Jamila, Jamille, Janae, Jane▼, Janee, Jania, Janie▼, Janis▼, Janit, Janne, Jannie▼, Jarae, Jasmin▼, Jaxine, Jayde▲, Jaye, Jayil, Jayne▼, Jaynie, Jazmine, Jeanie▼, Jenie, Joanie, Jodie▼, Joie, Jolie▲, Jonie, Josie▲, Judie▼, Kacie▼, Kalie, Kammie, Kasie, Lacie, Lanie, Macie▲, Mamie▼, Maxie, Mazie▼, Nadie, Naomie, Ramie, Sammie, Sarie, Tacie, Tamie, Tammie▼, Tatie and Zadie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jamie.See names in meaning and etymology.