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Jaye (boy)

What does Jaye mean?

Jaye Pronunciation of Jaye [jaye] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Jaye) is of Latin origin, and Jaye means "blue crested bird". Jaye is a variant form of Jay (Latin).

Associated with: bird.


Jaye has 3 variants: Jae, Jai and Jeh.

1 more related form via Jay: Jayron.

Creative forms:
(male) Jaeye, Jave, ..

(female) Jale, Jave, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jaye Bryden (J.B.), ..

How popular is Jaye?

Jaye is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#28674 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Jaye entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #1869 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jai (#1243 in 2015) and Jay (#394) are the prominent varying forms of Jaye rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Jaye was well-received among parents 55 years ago (usage of 0.2%) and is now significantly lower, with the form Jay becoming less in vogue.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jai, Jay outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jaye is alike in pronunciation to Ja-, Je-, Joao, Joe and Joey. Other suggested similar names are Arye, Brye, Daye, Faye, Graye, Jaap, Jabes, Jabez, Jace, Jacen, Jack, Jaco, Jacq, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jaden, Jader, Jael, Jago, Jagu, Jaide, Jaime, Jak, Jake, Jakeb, Jame, Jamee, Jamey, Jamie, Janne, Jano, Janse, Jareb, Jared, Jarek, Jarel, Jaren, Jarl, Jaryd, Jaryl, Jaryn, Jase, Jasen, Javi, Jax, Jayar, Jayce, Jaycen, Jayde, Jaydee, Jayden, Jayme, Jaymes, Jaymie, Jaysen, Jayvee, Jazz, Jere, Jobe, Jose, Jove, Jude, Kaye, Kye, Nye, Raye, Rye, Shaye and Wye. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jaye.

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