What does Jamie mean?
Jamie [jamie] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Jamie) is pronounced JAY-mee, HYE-may. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Jamie is "he who supplants". Diminutive of James, used as an independent name. HYE-may is the Spanish pronunciation.
Associated with: supplants (victory).
Affiliated boy name: Jacob.
1 feminine form: Jaime.Creative forms:
(male) Jagie, Jarie, ..
(female) Jamma, Jamrie, .. Middle name pairings:
Jamie Jaleel (J.J.), ..
How popular is Jamie?
Jamie is a very popular first name for men (#233 out of 1220, Top 19%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#41657 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Jamie was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #79 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is at #821 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Jacob (#4 last year), James (#7), Jamison (#447), Jaime (#485), Jimmy (#575), Jimmie, Jaymes, Jim, Jamey, Jaimie, Jame, Hamish and Jayme are the prominent varying forms of Jamie (#821 last year). Other forms, like Jemmy, are uncommon. These forms of Jamie were at the apex of their popularity during 1940-1949 (adoption of 6.2%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 1.7%, 72.4% less), with forms like James going out of style. James has been the most prominent, though Jacob is currently the top form.
Jamie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Jemmie, Jimi, Jimmee, Jimmey and Jomei. Other recommended names are Danie, Davie, Gabie, Hymie, Jabin, Jabir, Jace▲, Jackie▼, Jade, Jae, Jai, Jaice, Jaide, Jair, Jake, Jakie, Jakim, Jalil, Jalin, Jamael, Jamaine, Jamal▼, Jamar, Jameel, Jamel, Jamesie, Jamiel, Jamil, Jamile, Jamill, Jamin, Jamon, Jamsey, Janne, Janse, Jarid, Jarin, Jaris, Jase, Jasin, Javi, Javier, Jayce▲, Jayde, Jaye, Jeramie, Jodie, Jorie, Kasie, Lacie, Larie, Maxie, Remie, Sammie▼, Tavie and Tomie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jamie.See names in meaning and etymology.