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Meaning and name origin

Jaye \ja-ye\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Jaye), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Jaye is "blue crested bird". Jaye is a variant of Jay (Latin): also possibly from the Latin name Gaius meaning "happy".

Jaye has 3 variant forms: Jae, Jai, Jeh.


Jaye is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#31780 out of 88799, Top 36%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jaye and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jay (#372) and Jai. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jay in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jaye is also pronounced similarly to Ja- and Joe. Other suggested similar baby names are Daye, Faye, Jace, Jade, Jake, Jame, Jase, Jayce, Jayde, Jayme, Kaye and Raye. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jaye.