What does Jayme mean?
Jayme \ja(y)-me\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Jayme) is of Hebrew, Spanish and Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Jayme is "he who supplants". Jayme is a variant of Jacob (Hebrew): also possibly from "la-aqov" (hence Yaakov) meaning "to track or follow". Jayme is also a derivative of Jaime (Spanish, Hebrew): variant of James. Jayme is also used as a variation of Jamie (Latin).
Jayme has 41 more related variations via Jacob, Jaime, James, Jamie: Iago, Iakob, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie▼, Jacko, Jacky▼, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby▲, Jacques▼, Jacquet, Jago, Jagu, Jaimey, Jaimie, Jake▲, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob▲, Jakobe, Jakov, Jakub, Jamee, Jamesie, Jameson▲, Jamey▼, Jamsey, Jascha, Jay▼, Jaymes, Jaymie, Jemmy, Jimbo, Jimmie▼, Jimmy▲, Yakov, Yakup and Yaqub.
Jayme is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#56504 out of 88799, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Jayme for boys. Jayme was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #894 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jayme and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Jayme are Jacob (#4 last year), James (#9), Jack (#41), Jameson (#159), Jake (#190), Jay (#372), Jakob (#458), Jaime (#468), Jimmy (#523), Jacoby (#593), Jamie (#786), Jimmie, Jim, Jakub, Jacky, Jackie, Jacques, Jakobe, Jame and Jamey. Usage of this boy name was at its highest during 1970-1979 and is somewhat lower today, with forms like Jamie, Jim, Jimmie, Jamey and Jacques falling out of fashion. The most trendy birth names in this list are Jameson (#159), Jacob (#4), Jake (#190), Jakob (#458) and Jaime (#468). There is also a rebound in birth name usage for Jacob and Jake. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)