What does Jamey mean?
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) with the suffix -mey. Jamey is also a variant of James (Hebrew). Jamey is also used as a form of Jamie (Latin).
Associated with: supplants (victory).
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.Creative forms:
(male) Jemey, Jomey, ..
(female) Jameyna, Jameysi, .. Middle name pairings:
Jamey Nehemias (J.N.), ..
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 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)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the history of Jamey and associated 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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.