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 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)
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)
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.