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Jaye (girl)

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What does Jaye mean?

Jaye /jaye/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Jaye) is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Jaye is "blue crested bird". Jaye is a version of Jay (Latin) with the suffix -e.


Jaye has 4 variants: Jae, Jaya, Jeh and Jey.

Jaye has 8 more different relations via Jay: Jalin, Jaline, Jaycie, Jayla, Jaylah, Jaylan, Jaylene and Jeyla.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Jane, Jare, ..

(male) Jave, Jayejo, ..

How popular is Jaye?

Jaye is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3170 out of 4276, Top 74%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#28674 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Jaye for girls. Jaye was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #1140 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Jayla (#209 last year), Jaylah (#358), Jaylene (#795), Jaya (#1688), Jaycie (#1750) and Jay are the prominent varying forms of Jaye rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Jaye was common in the year 2006 (adoption of 0.25%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.17%, 33%). Jaylene is the most chic birth name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaye, Jay, Jaya, Jaycie, Jayla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaylah, Jaylene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jaye and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Jaye is alike in pronunciation to Ja-, Je-, Jioya, Joey, Joi, Joia, Joie, Joy, Joya and Joye. Other suggested similar names are Agye, Amye, Cadye, Caye, Faye, Gaye, Jacee, Jacie, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jaden, Jady, Jael, Jaide, Jaime, Jaine, Jalea, Jalyn, Jama, Jamee, Jamei, James, Jamey, Jami, Jamie, Jan, Jana, Janae, Janaye, Jane, Janee, Janel, Janet, Janie, Janne, Jany, Janyce, Jarae, Jas, Jayda, Jayde, Jayel, Jayil, Jayme, Jaymee, Jayne, Jayni, Jeane, Joane, Jone, Joyce, Joyse, Judye, June, Jyl, Kacye, Kaye, Maye, Raye, Rye, Sadye, Shaye, Skye and Tacye. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jaye.