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

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]

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 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)

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 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.

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jaime, Jake, Jakob, Jame, James in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jameson, Jamie, Jay, Jayme, Jim in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of 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.

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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.