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What does Jame mean?

Jame Pronunciation of Jame [jame] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the name Jame means "he who supplants". Jame is a variant form of James (Hebrew): from Late Latin Iacomus.

Associated with: supplants (victory).


Jame has 3 variants: Jayme, Jem and Jim.

16 more relations via James: Iago, Jacob, Jago, Jagu, Jaime, Jaimey, Jaimie, Jameson, Jamey, Jamie, Jaymes, Jaymie, Jemmy, Jimbo, Jimmie and Jimmy.

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

(female) Jadi, Jaie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jame Brendan (J.B.), ..

How popular is Jame?

Jame is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#782 out of 1220, Top 64%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#71143 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jame entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #924 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jacob (#4 from recent data), James (#7), Jameson (#144), Jaime (#485), Jimmy (#575), Jamie (#821), Jim, Jaymes, Jimmie, Jamey, Jaimie and Jayme are the prominent related forms of Jame. Adoption of these forms of Jame was common among parents 75 years ago (median #999) and is now significantly lower (#1233, 71% less usage). James has been the most prevalent, though Jacob is currently higher in the list, while versions such as Jamie used to be popular.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jim, 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, Esme, Hume, Isme, Ja-, Jaap, Jabes, Jabez, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jack, Jaco, Jacq, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jaden, Jader, Jae, Jael, Jai, Jaice, Jaide, Jair, Jak, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jalen, Jamael, Jamal, Jamar, Jamee, Jameel, Jamel, Jamell, Jamiel, Jamil, Jamile, Jamin, Jamon, Jamsey, Jan, Janek, Janne, Jano, Janse, Jaq, Jareb, Jared, Jarek, Jarel, Jaren, Jarl, Jary, Jase, Jasen, Javi, Jax, Jay, Jayce, Jayde, Jaye, Jere, Jimi, Jobe, Joe, Jomei, Jose, Jove, June, Kwame, Rome and Tome. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jame.

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