Meaning and Name Origin
Jasmine \j(a)-smi-ne, jas-mine\ as a girls' name is pronounced JAZ-min, jaz-MEEN. It is of Old French and Persian origin, and the meaning of Jasmine is "jasmine". Refers to the climbing plant with delicate, fragrant flowers, which derives from Yasmin. The name was made popular by character Princess Jasmine in the film "Aladdin" (1990). The name is popular among Hispanic and African American families. See also Jazzlyn. Actress Jasmine Guy, author Jessamyn West; model Yasmeen Ghauri.
Jasmine▲ has 34 variants: Ismenia, Jas, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jasmeen, Jasmin▼, Jasmina, Jasminda, Jasmyn, Jasmyne, Jassamayn, Jazan, Jazmin▲, Jazmine▲, Jazmon, Jazmyn▼, Jazmyne, Jazzmin, Jazzmine, Jazzmon, Jazzmyn, Jazzmynn, Jess, Jessamine, Jessamy, Jessamyn, Jessie▼, Jessimine, Jessimine, Yasmeen▼, Yasmin▼, Yasmina, Yasmine▼ and Yasminia.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Tasmine.
Jasmine▲ has 18 more related forms via Jazzlyn, Yasmeen, Yasmin: Jasleen, Jasmaine, Jasminique, Jazette, Jazlyn▲, Jazlynn▲, Jazma, Jazmaine, Jazmina, Jazzalyn, Jazzy, Yasamin, Yasiman, Yasmeena, Yasmena, Yasmene, Yasminda and Yazmin▼.
Jasmine is a very popular first name for females (#404 out of 4276, Top 9%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#71665 out of 88799, Top 81%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Jasmine for girls. Jasmine was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #23 in the U.S. in 1994, and is at #100 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jasmine and related names. Jaslyn, Jasmin (#690 last year), Jasmyn, Jasmyne, Jazlyn (#474), Jazlynn (#748), Jazmin (#396), Jazmine (#443), Jazmyn, Jazmyne, Jazzlyn, Jessie (#587), Yasmeen, Yasmin (#904), Yasmine and Yazmin are the popular related forms of Jasmine (#100 last year) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread in 1998 and is now significantly less, with forms like Jasmin, Jazmyn, Yasmin, Yasmine and Yazmin becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable girl names in this list are Jasmine (#100), Jazlyn (#474), Jazlynn (#748), Jazmin (#396) and Jazmine (#443). (2014 Birth Statistics)