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Ja- (boy)

What does Ja- mean?

Ja- as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Ja-) is pronounced ja. It is of American origin. Combination of the Ja- prefix with various endings. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second syllable. See also Je-.



VARIANTS Jalen, Jalenn, Jamaine, Jamar, Jamari, Jamarr, Jamelle, Jamon, Jamond, Jaquan, Jaquille, Jaray, Jaronn, Javaughn, Javon, Javonte, Jayvon

OTHER FORMS VIA JE- Jemar, Jerae, Jevan

FEMININE FORMS Jaleesa, Janessa, Je-, Jo

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Ja- (UNLISTED) are Jamari (#547 LAST YEAR), Jalen (#589), Javon (#862), Jamar (#1044), Jaquan (#1597), Jayvon (#1623), Javonte, Javaughn, Jamelle, Jamaine, Jamarr and Jamon. These forms of Ja- reached the height of their popularity 2 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.3%) and have become significantly less common since (ADOPTION 0.1%, DOWN 70%), with versions like Javonte becoming somewhat dated. Jamari is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jalen, Jamaine, Jamar, Jamari, Jamarr in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamelle, Jamon, Jaquan, Javaughn, Javon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Javonte, Jayvon in U.S.

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