What does Jamison mean?
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, with the suffix -ison, of James (Hebrew): from Late Latin Iacomus. Jamison is also a derivative of Jameson (Old English).
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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)
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, and is presently at #447. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Shown below is a study of the history of the boy name Jamison and related 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.
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