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What does Jamie mean?

Jamie Pronunciation of 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).


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.

Creative forms:
(female) Jaie, Jamrie, ..

(male) Jamiem, Jamm, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jamie Kenzie (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jamie?

Jamie is a very prominent first name for women (#146 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#41657 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Jamie for girls. Jamie reached its peak position of #34 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is currently at #498. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a charted analysis of the ranking of Jamie and corresponding names. Jamia, Jammie, Jayme, Jaymie, Jaymee, Jami, Jamey, Jaimie, Jaimee, Jama, Jamee, James and Jaime are the popular variation forms of Jamie (#498 from current records). Usage of these relations of Jamie was widespread during 1980-1989 (median #1116) and has become significantly diminished since, with forms like Jaime falling out of fashion.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamee, James, Jamey, Jami, Jamia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jammie, Jayme, Jaymee, Jaymie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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