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Jamison (boy)

What does Jamison mean?

Jamison Pronunciation of Jamison [jami-son] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Jamison) has its roots in Hebrew and Old English, and the name Jamison means "he who supplants; son of James". Jamison is an alternate spelling of James (Hebrew): from Late Latin Iacomus. Jamison is also a derivative of Jameson (Old English).

Associated with: old english, supplants (victory).


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

Creative forms:
(male) Jamigo, Jamijo, ..

(female) Jamijo, Jamilan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jamison Fredrick (J.F.), ..

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)

Jamison was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #440 in the U.S. in 2014, and is presently at #447. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Jamison (#447 in recent rankings) are Hamish, James (#7 in recent rankings), Jameson (#144), Jamie (#821) and Jamieson. These relations of Jamison were favored by parents 8 decades ago (usage of 5.4%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 1%, 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.

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