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What does Jameson mean?

Jameson Pronunciation of Jameson [jame-son] as a boys' name is pronounced JAY-ma-sun. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Jameson is "son of James".

Associated with: old english.


Jameson has 3 variants: Jaimison, Jamieson and Jamison.

Related boy name: James.

Creative forms:
(male) Jamero, Jeson, ..

(female) Jamejo, Jamelan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jameson Syrus (J.S.), ..

How popular is Jameson?

Jameson is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2588 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Jameson was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #144 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Jameson (#144 in recent rankings) are James (#7 in recent rankings), Jamison (#447) and Jamieson. Usage of these forms of Jameson was at its highest in the 1940s (usage of 5.3%) and is now much reduced (usage 1%, 82% less), with the version James going out of style. Jameson and Jamison are two of the more trendy birth names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jameson, James, Jamieson, Jamison in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Camedon, Cameron, Dameon, Jackson, Jacson, Jaedon, Jaelon, Jaison, Jakson, Jamesie, Jamon, Jansen, Janson, Janssen, Jansson, Jason, Jaxson, Jayson, Jenson, Jensson, Jimson, Johnson, Jonson, Kameron, Sampson, Samson and Tamson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jameson.

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