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What does Jae mean?

Jae Pronunciation of Jae as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Jae) is pronounced jay. It is of American and Latin origin, and the meaning of Jae is "blue crested bird". Feminine variant of Jay. Also used as a prefix in blended names.


ASSOCIATED WITH blue, bird, blended


VARIANTS Jaelana, Jaeleah, Jaeleen, Jaelyn, Jaena, Jaenelle, Jaenette, Jaya, Jaylee, Jayleen, Jaylene, Jaylynn


OTHER FORMS VIA JAY Jalin, Jaline, Jaycie, Jaye, Jayla, Jeh, Jey



Jae Emiliana (J.E.), ..

How popular is Jae?

Jae is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2949 out of 4276, Top 69%) and also a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#86992 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Jaelyn (#829 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Jay, Jaya (#1859), Jaycie, Jaye, Jayla (#243), Jaylee (#955), Jayleen (#506), Jaylene (#880) and Jaylynn (#1036) are the prominent varying forms of Jae (NOT IN TOP 2000). Other variants, like Jaline, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Jae was more pronounced among parents in the year 2008 (MEDIAN #972) and is somewhat lower today (#1230, DOWN 43%). Jayla is more familiar than the rest, although Jayleen seems to be gaining favor too, while Jaycie has lost favor. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaelyn, Jay, Jaya, Jaycie, Jaye in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jayla, Jaylee, Jayleen, Jaylene, Jaylynn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jae and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jae is pronounced similarly to Gia, Je-, Joey, Joi, Joia, Joie, Joy, Joya and Joye. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Fae, Gae, Jade, Jael, Jan, Jane, Jas, Mae and Rae. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jae.

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