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pinWhat does Jaye mean?

Jaye /jaye/ [1 syll.] 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 transcription of Jay (Latin). Compare surname Joye.


Jaye has 3 variants: Jae, Jai and Jeh.

Jaye has 2 more related forms via Jay: Jayron and Jayronn.

Kreatif forms: Jayeia, Jayejo, Jojaye. [more]

pinHow 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)

Jai and Jay (#372 in 2014) are the prominent varying forms of Jaye (unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its peak during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.455%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.314%, down 31%), with the form Jay becoming less in vogue. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Jaye and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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Jaye is alike in pronunciation 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 frequently used than Jaye.