What does Jamie mean?
Jamie /jam-ie/ 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.
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 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. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the history of Jamie and related names. Prominent variation forms of Jamie (#489 in 2014) are Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, James, Jami, Jammie and Jayme. These forms of Jamie were favored during 1980-1989 (average #538) and are somewhat less common today (#936, ▼86.2%), with the versions Jaime, Jaimie, James, Jami and Jayme becoming somewhat outmoded. Jamie is the most trendy name for newborns here.
Thinking of names?
Jamie▲ is pronounced similarly to Jemma▲, Jemmie and Jemmy. Other recommended similar baby 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.