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Jamison (boy)

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What does Jamison mean?

Jamison [ja-mi-son] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Jamison). Jamison's roots are Hebrew and Old English, and the name Jamison means "he who supplants; son of James". Jamison is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -ison, of James (Hebrew): from Late Latin Iacomus. Jamison is also a derivative of Jameson (Old English).

Associated with: old english, supplants (victory).


Jamison has 4 different relations via James, Jameson: Hamish, Jaimison, Jamie and Jamieson.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Jamigo, Jarmison, ..

(female) Jamino, Jamise, ..

How popular is Jamison?

Jamison is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1010 out of 1220, Top 83%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#1211 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name history of Jamison for boys. Jamison was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #440 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is a comparison of the history of the boy name Jamison and related names. Popular variation forms of Jamison (#440 in recent rankings) are Hamish, James (#9 in recent rankings), Jameson (#159), Jamie (#786) and Jamieson. These relations of Jamison were favored by parents 7 decades ago (usage of 5.4%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.9%, 82%), with versions like James becoming less in vogue. James has been the most prominent, although Jamison appears to be gaining favor too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamison, James, Jameson, Jamie, Jamieson in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Recommended names are Damion, Davison, Jackson, Jacson, Jailon, Jaisen, Jaison, Jakson, Jamin, Jamon, Jansen, Janson, Janssen, Jansson, Jason, Jaxson, Jayson, Jenson, Jensson, Jimson, Johnson, Jonson, Madison, Sampson, Samson and Tamson. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jamison.