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What does Jamsey mean?

Jamsey Pronunciation of Jamsey [jam-sey] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Jamsey means "he who supplants". Jamsey is an alternate form of Jacob (Hebrew).

Associated with: supplants (victory).


12 relations via Jacob: Jacky, Jacoby, Jaime, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, James, Jamesie, Jamey, Jamie, Jay and Jayme.

Creative forms:
(male) Jaisey, Jarsey, ..

(female) Jamnel, Jamsa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jamsey Kendrick (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jamsey?

Jamsey is an uncommon first name for men. Jamsey is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Jamsey (outside Top 2000) are Jacob (#4 from current records), James (#7), Jake (#205), Jay (#394), Jaime (#485), Jacoby (#655), Jamie (#821), Jayme, Jakeb, Jacky, Jakie and Jamey. Adoption of these forms of Jamsey was common among parents 8 decades ago (usage of 5.5%) and has become significantly diminished since (usage 1.8%, down 67%), with forms like Jamey falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacky, Jacob, Jacoby, Jaime, Jake in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jakeb, Jakie, James, Jamey, Jamie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jay, Jayme in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jacob, Jake, James, Jamie, Jay outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Casey, Darsey, Halsey, Jacey, Jaimey, Jaisen, Jamael, Jame, Jamee, Jameel, Jamel, Jamiel, Janek, Janse, Jansen, Jarvey, Jase, Jasen, Jaymes, Jaysen, Jessey, Jimmey, Kamrey, Kasey, Massey, Ramey, Ramsay, Ramses, Ramsey, Ramzey, Sammey and Tamsen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jamsey.

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