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Meaning and name origin
Jamey \j(a)-mey\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Jamey), is of Hebrew and Latin origin, and the meaning of Jamey is "he who supplants". Jamey is a variant of Jacob (Hebrew): also possibly from "la-aqov" (hence, Yaakov) meaning "to track or follow". Also a variant of James (Hebrew): from Late Latin Iacomus, a variant of Iacobus, Latin form of Greek Iakobos and New Testament Greek form of the Old Testament form Jacob (Hebrew Yaakov). Jamey is also used as a variant of Jamie (Latin).
Jamey is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1042 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jamey for boys (2015 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jamey and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jacob, James, Jamey, Jamie, Jimmie and Jimmy. (2015 statistics).
Jamey is also pronounced similarly to Jimmey and Jomei. Other suggested similar baby names are Jacey, Jaime, Jaimey, Jame, Jamel, Jamsey, Jayme and Ramey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jamey.
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