Meaning and Name Origin
Jas \jas\ as a name for girls is of Old French and Persian origin, and Jas means "jasmine". Jas is a form of Jasmine (Old French, Persian): refers to the climbing plant with delicate, fragrant flowers, which derives from Yasmin. Distinctive as a name for kids.
Jas has 1 variant: Jess.
Jas has 31 more related variations via Jasmine: Ismenia, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jasmeen, Jasmin▼, Jasmina, Jasminda, Jasmyn, Jasmyne, Jassamayn, Jazan, Jazmin▲, Jazmine▲, Jazmon, Jazmyn▼, Jazmyne, Jazzmin, Jazzmine, Jazzmon, Jazzmyn, Jazzmynn, Jessamine, Jessamy, Jessamyn, Jessie▼, Jessimine, Yasmeen▼, Yasmin▼, Yasmina, Yasmine▼ and Yasminia.
Jas is an unusual first name for women. Jas is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jas and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Jas (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Jaslyn, Jasmin (#690 the previous year), Jasmine (#100), Jasmyn, Jasmyne, Jazmin (#396), Jazmine (#443), Jazmyn, Jazmyne, Jessie (#587), Yasmeen, Yasmin (#904) and Yasmine. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak in the year 1998 and is now significantly lower, with forms like Jasmin, Jazmyn, Yasmeen, Yasmin and Yasmine becoming somewhat outmoded. Jasmine (#100), Jazmin (#396) and Jazmine (#443) are three of the more chic girl names in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)