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Jae (boy)

What does Jae mean?

Jae Pronunciation of Jae [jae] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Jae) is of Latin origin, and the name Jae means "blue crested bird". Jae is a version of Jay (Latin).

Associated with: bird.


Jae has 3 variants: Jai, Jaye and Jeh.

1 feminine form: Ja-.

Creative forms:
(male) Jare, Juse, ..

(female) Jaie, Ji, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jae Zechariah (J.Z.), ..

How popular is Jae?

Jae is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1140 out of 1220, Top 93%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#86992 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Jae (not in Top 2000) are Jai (#1243 via latest list), Jay (#394) and Jaye. These relations of Jae were favored in the 1960s (usage of 0.2%) and are now much less common, with the version Jay becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jai, Jay, Jaye in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jai, Jay outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jae is alike in pronunciation to Ja-, Je-, Joao, Joe and Joey. Other suggested similar names are Jace, Jade, Jael, Jak, Jake, Jame, Jan, Jaq, Jase, Jax and Rae. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jae.

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