What does Jamison mean?
Jamison \j(a)-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 a variation of James (Hebrew): from Late Latin Iacomus. Jamison is also a derivative of Jameson (Old English).
Jamison has 28 different forms via James, Jameson: Diego, Diogo, Giacomo, Hamish, Iago, Jacob, Jacques▼, Jago, Jagu, Jaime, Jaimey, Jaimie, Jaimison, Jame, Jamey▼, Jamie▼, Jamieson, Jascha, Jayme, Jaymes, Jaymie, Jem, Jemmy, Jim▼, Jimbo, Jimmie▼, Jimmy and Seamus.
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)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jamison for boys. Jamison was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #440 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Jamison and related names. Popular variation forms of Jamison (#440 in 2014) are Diego (#129 in 2014), Hamish, Jacob (#4), Jacques, Jaime (#468), Jame, James (#9), Jameson (#159), Jamey, Jamie (#786), Jayme, Jim, Jimmie, Jimmy (#523) and Seamus (#900). These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4756%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.3489%, down 26.6%), with the versions Jacques, Jamey, Jamie, Jim and Jimmie falling out of style. The most fashionable boy names in this compilation are Diego (#129), Jacob (#4), Jaime (#468), Jameson (#159) and Jamison (#440), with Diego and Jacob undergoing a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)