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Jamie (boy)

What does Jamie mean?

Jamie Pronunciation of Jamie as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Jamie) is pronounced JAY-mee, HYE-may. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Jamie is "he who supplants". Diminutive of James, used as an independent name. HYE-may is the Spanish pronunciation. Also form of Jacob.


ASSOCIATED WITH supplants (victory)


VARIANTS Jaime, Jaimie, Jamee, Jamey, Jayme

RELATIONS VIA JAMES Hamish, Jacob, Jago, Jagu, Jaimey, Jame, Jamison, Jaymes, Jaymie, Jem, Jemmy, Jim, Jimbo, Jimmie, Jimmy


(male) Jagie, ..

(female) Jamma, ..

Jamie Barron (J.B.), ..

How popular is Jamie?

Jamie is a very popular first name for men (#233 out of 1220, Top 19%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#41657 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Jamie was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #79 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is at #722 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

James (#4 LAST YEAR), Jacob (#13), Jamison (#447), Jaime (#512), Jimmy (#653), Hamish, Jaimie, Jame, Jamey, Jayme, Jaymes, Jim and Jimmie are the prominent varying forms of Jamie (#722). Other forms, like Jemmy, are uncommon. These forms of Jamie were at the apex of their popularity during 1940-1949 (ADOPTION OF 6.2%) and are now significantly less common (ADOPTION 1.5%, 75.7% LESS), with forms like James going out of style. James has been the most prominent, although Jamison seems to be becoming a favorite too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamie, Jacob, Jaime, Jaimie, Jame in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of James, Jamey, Jamison, Jayme, Jaymes in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jim, Jimmie, Jimmy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jamie, Hamish, Jacob, James, Jimmy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jamie is alike in pronunciation to Jemmie, Jimi, Jimmee, Jimmey and Jomei. Other recommended sound-alike names are Danie, Davie, Gabie, Hymie, Jabin, Jabir, Jace, Jackie, Jade, Jae, Jai, Jaice, Jaide, Jair, Jake, Jakie, Jakim, Jalil, Jalin, Jamael, Jamaine, Jamal, Jamar, Jameel, Jamel, Jamesie, Jamiel, Jamil, Jamile, Jamill, Jamin, Jamon, Jamsey, Janne, Janse, Jarid, Jarin, Jaris, Jase, Jasin, Javi, Javier, Jayce, Jayde, Jaye, Jeramie, Jodie, Jorie, Kasie, Lacie, Larie, Maxie, Remie, Sammie, Tavie and Tomie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jamie.

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