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Jaime (boy)

What does Jaime mean?

Jaime Pronunciation of Jaime [jaime] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Jaime) is of Spanish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jaime is "he who supplants". Variant of James.

Associated with: supplants (victory).


Jaime has 4 variants: Jaimey, Jaimie, Jayme and Jaymie.

Affiliated boy names: Jacob and Jamie.

13 more related forms via James: Jacob, Jago, Jagu, Jame, Jamey, Jamie, Jaymes, Jem, Jemmy, Jim, Jimbo, Jimmie and Jimmy.

Creative forms:
(male) Jaije, Jeme, ..

(female) Jaimea, Jaimes, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jaime Rhyder (J.R.), ..

How popular is Jaime?

Jaime is a very popular first name for males (#267 out of 1220, Top 22%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3232 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Jaime was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its highest rank of #198 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is at #485 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Jaime (#485 via latest list) are Jacob (#4 via latest list), James (#7), Jimmy (#575), Jamie (#821), Jim, Jimmie, Jaymes, Jamey, Jaimie, Jame and Jayme. These relations of Jaime were favored as baby names 75 years ago (median #916) and have become much less conventional since (#1324, 73%), with forms like Jim falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaime, Jacob, Jaimie, Jame, James in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamey, Jamie, Jayme, Jaymes, Jim in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jimmie, Jimmy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jacob, James, Jamie, Jimmy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aime, Jace, Jade, Jae, Jai, Jaice, Jaide, Jaiden, Jair, Jairo, Jairome, Jaisen, Jake, Jakie, Jakim, Jamee, Jamel, Jamile, Janne, Janse, Jase, Jayce, Jayde, Jaye, Jimi, Maxime and Prime. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jaime.

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