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What does Jamey mean?

Jamey \j(a)-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 derivative of Jacob (Hebrew). Jamey is also a variant of James (Hebrew). Jamey is also used as a form of Jamie (Latin).


Variations

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

Jamey has 44 more related variations via Jacob, James, Jamie: Cobby, Hamish, Iago, Iakob, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie, Jacko, Jacky, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Jacques, Jacquet, Jago, Jagu, Jaime, Jaimey, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakov, Jakub, Jame, Jamesie, Jameson, Jamison, Jamsey, Jascha, Jay, Jayme, Jaymes, Jem, Jim, Jimbo, Seamus, Shamus, Yakov, Yakup and Yaqub.


Popularity

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%, down 21.3%), 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 Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jacob, Jacoby, Jacques, Jaime, Jake, Jakob, Jakobe in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jame, James, Jameson, Jamey, Jamie, 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 outside U.S.

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


Similar 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.

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