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What does Jamei mean?

Jamei Pronunciation of Jamei as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Jamei is "he who supplants". Jamei is an alternate form of Jamie (Hebrew): originally a nickname of James.


ASSOCIATED WITH supplants (victory)


VARIANTS Jaymie, Jaymee, Jammie, Jamia, Jami, Jamey, Jamee, Jama, Jaimy, Jaimie, Jaimi, Jaima

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA JAMIE Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimey, Jamese, Jayme

(female) Jemei, ..

(male) Jaer, ..

Jamei Merritt (J.M.), ..

How popular is Jamei?

Jamei is an unusual given name for women. Jamei is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Jamei (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Jamie (#614 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, Jama, Jamee, Jamey, Jami, Jamia, Jammie, Jayme, Jaymee and Jaymie. Other variants, like Jaima, are seldom used. These relations of Jamei were popular as baby names 4 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.8%) and have become significantly less popular since, with forms like Jamia becoming somewhat outmoded. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimie, Jama, Jamee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamey, Jami, Jamia, Jamie, Jammie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jayme, Jaymee, Jaymie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jamei is alike in pronunciation to Jemma, Jemmie and Jemmy. Other recommended sound-alike names are Jacee, Jacey, Jaci, Jacki, Jacqi, Jade, Jadee, Jaden, Jae, Jael, Jalea, Jamari, Jameila, Jameka, Jamela, Jamelia, James, Janai, Jane, Janea, Janee, Janel, Janet, Janey, Jaye, Jayel, Jayni and Kalei. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jamei.

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