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Jaye (boy)

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What does Jaye mean?

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) with the suffix -e.


Jaye has 3 variants: Jae, Jai and Jeh.

Jaye has 1 more related form via Jay: Jayron.

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

(female) Jane, Jare, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name history of Jaye for boys. 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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Jai (#1026 in 2014) and Jay (#372) are the prominent varying forms of Jaye rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Jaye was well-received among parents 54 years ago (usage of 0.2%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1%, 76%), with the form Jay becoming less in vogue. Jai is the most trendy baby name in this compilation.

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.