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pinWhat does Jamey mean?

Jamey /ja-mey/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Jamey) is of Hebrew and Latin origin, and the meaning of Jamey is "he who supplants". Jamey is a version of Jacob (Hebrew) with the suffix -mey. Jamey is also a variant of James (Hebrew). Jamey is also used as a form of Jamie (Latin).


Jamey has 6 variants: Jaimie, Jamee, Jaymie, Jemmy, Jimmie and Jimmy.

Jamey has 48 more relations via Jacob, James, Jamie: Cobby, Hamish, Iago, Iakob, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie, Jacko, Jackob, Jacky, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Jacopo, Jacques, Jacquet, Jago, Jagu, Jaime, Jaimey, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakov, Jakub, Jame, Jamesie, Jameson, Jamison, Jamsey, Jascha, Jay, Jayme, Jaymes, Jeb, Jem, Jim, Jimbo, Kapel, Seamus, Shamus, Yakov, Yakup and Yaqub.

Kreatif forms: Jaemey, Jemey, Jomey. [more]

pinHow popular is Jamey?

Jamey is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1042 out of 1220, Top 85%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Jamey for boys. Jamey was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #454 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jamey name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Jamey and associated names. Jacob (#4 the previous year), James (#9), Jack (#41), Jameson (#159), Jake (#190), Jay (#372), Jamison (#440), Jakob (#458), Jaime (#468), Jimmy (#523), Jacoby (#593), Jamie (#786), Seamus (#900), Jimmie, Jim, Jayme, Jakub, Jacky, Jackie, Jacques, Jakobe, Jame and Hamish are the popular varying forms of Jamey ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4263%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3357%, 21.3% less), with versions such as Jamie, Jacques, Jamey, Jackie and Jim falling out of fashion. The most fashionable baby names among these are Jameson (#159), Jamison (#440), Jacob (#4), Jake (#190) and Jakob (#458), with Jacob and Jake undergoing a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jamey, Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jacob in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jacoby, Jacques, Jaime, Jake, Jakob in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jakobe, Jame, James, Jameson, Jamie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jamison, Jay, Jayme, Jim, Jimmie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jimmy, Seamus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hamish, Jack, Jacob, Jake, Jakob outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jakub, James, Jamie, Jay, Jimmy, Seamus outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Jamey is pronounced similarly to Jimmey and Jomei. Other suggested similar baby names are Jacey, Jamel and Ramey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jamey.