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Jamey (boy)

What does Jamey mean?

Jamey Pronunciation of Jamey [jamey] 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). Jamey is also a variant of James (Hebrew). Jamey is also used as a form of Jamie (Latin).

Associated with: supplants (victory).


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

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.

Creative forms:
(male) Jemey, Jomey, ..

(female) Jale, Jare, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jamey Raylan (J.R.), ..

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)

Jamey was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #435 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Jacob (#4 the previous year), James (#7), Jack (#40), Jameson (#144), Jake (#205), Jay (#394), Jaime (#485), Jakob (#523), Jimmy (#575), Jacoby (#655), Jamie (#821), Jakub (#1690), Jaymes, Jeb, Jimmie, Jim, Jayme, Jame, Jacky, Jaimie, Jakeb and Jakie are the popular varying forms of Jamey ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Jamey was at its apex 8 decades ago (median #1137) and is now much less (#1197, 64% less usage). James is more widely used than the rest, though Jacob is currently the preferred form, while forms like Jimmie are no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamey, Jack, Jacky, Jacob, Jacoby in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaime, Jaimie, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jakob, Jakub, Jame, James, Jameson in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamie, Jay, Jayme, Jaymes, Jeb in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jim, Jimmie, Jimmy in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Jamey is pronounced similarly to Jimi, Jimmee, Jimmey and Jomei. Other suggested similar 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.

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