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 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).
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.