What does Jamey mean?
Jamey /ja-mey/ 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 28 more relations via Jacob, James, Jamie: Jaap, Jack, Jacko, Jacky▼, Jaco, Jacoby▲, Jago, Jagu, Jaime▲, Jaimey, Jake▲, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob▲, Jakov, Jakub, Jame, Jamesie, Jameson▲, Jamsey, Jay▼, Jayme, Jaymes, Jeb, Jem, Jim▼, Jimbo and Kapel.Kreatif forms: Jemey, Jomey, Jumey. [more]
How 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 history 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)
Below is a charted comparison of the history of Jamey and associated names. Jacob (#4 the previous year), James (#9), Jack (#41), Jameson (#159), Jake (#190), Jay (#372), Jakob (#458), Jaime (#468), Jimmy (#523), Jacoby (#593), Jamie (#786), Jayme, Jim, Jimmie, Jame, Jacky and Jakub are the popular varying forms of Jamey ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Jamey was at its apex about 4 decades ago (median #511) and is almost as widespread today (#589, 15.9% less). James is more widely used than the rest, though Jacob is currently the preferred form, while forms like Jamey are no longer trendy.
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Jamey▼ is pronounced similarly to Jimi, Jimmee, Jimmey and Jomei. Other suggested similar baby names are Baley, Cacey, Caley, Carey▼, Casey▼, Dacey, Dahey, Daley, Davey, Garey, Haley, Jabes, Jabez, Jace▲, Jacen, Jacey, Jacy, Jade▼, Jaden▲, Jader, Jae, Jael, Jalen▼, Jamael, Jamal▼, Jamar▼, Jameel, Jamel▼, Jamell, Jamiel, Jamil▼, Jamin, Jamon, Janek, Jaray, Jareb, Jared▲, Jarek, Jarel, Jaren▼, Jarvey, Jary, Jase▲, Jasen▼, Jaxen▲, Jaye, Jeramey, Jodey, Joey▼, Jorey, Juley, Kacey, Kaley, Kamrey, Kasey▼, Lacey, Macey, Maxey, Paley, Ramey, Ramsey, Ramzey, Sammey, Tavey and Tomey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jamey.