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Boy Names Starting with Ja-

Ja- baby names and what they mean, with 100 results. Ja- names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names reached the height of their popularity a decade ago (ADOPTION OF 6.73%) and are almost as popular today (ADOPTION 5.64%, 16%), but with names such as Jamey becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable boy names in this compilation are Jameson (#91), Jasper (#154), Jaxson (#76), Jaxon (#39) and Jax (#214), while Jara (TOP 3%) and Jaffe (4%) are popular Ja- surnames. Here is the list of Ja- names for girls.

Ja- names

Ja- - Jada | Jade - Jalal | Jalen - Jarah | Jarah - Jaron | Jaroslav - Jazz

Ja- - Jada

Ja- and variants

Ja-, var. Jayvon, Javonte, Javon, Javaughn, Jaray, Jaronn, Jaquille, Jaquan, Jamond, Jamelle, Jamon, Jamarr, Jamari, Jamar, Jalenn, Jamaine, Jalen
Derived fr. American word. .. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second .. Adoption of Ja-, Jamelle, etc. as boys' names in 2018 was 1.7% more than the year before.


Root fr. Swahili. "Valiant." Jahari is also a somewhat popular baby name. See also Jabar.

Jabbar and variants

Jabbar, var. Jabar
Derivative of Arabic language. "Consoler." Jabbar, Jabar (compare Jaggar, Javar) are common -ar suffix surnames.

Jabez and variants

Jabez, var. Jabesh, Jabes
Source fr. Hebrew language. "Borne in pain." Jabes and Jabesh are more exclusive as children's names among the variations of Jabez.

Derived fr. Hebrew word. "God has built." Compare last names Jadin (UPPER 41%), Jarin (58%). See also Sabin.

Source fr. Arabic element. "Consolation." Not in popularity charts. See also Javier.


Var. of Gabriel. Stems fr. Hebrew word. "Man of God." Adoption of Jabril was widespread in 1993.

Stems fr. Hebrew. "Trouble." Jacan is an intermittently used male name.

Jace and variants

Jace, var. Jayce, Jaice, Jacy, Jacian, Jacen, Jacey
Origin fr. English, Hebrew languages. "The Lord is my salvation." Jacey, Jacian, Jacy and Jaice are more rarefied as birth names among the forms of Jace.

Jakim1, Jachim1
Forms of Yakim. Derived fr. Hebrew word. "Established by God." Jachim and Jakim are unconventional male names, and Jachim exists commonly (TOP 28%) as a last name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ja- names: Jabari, Jabbar, Jabez, Jabril, Jace

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ja- names: Jacen, Jacinto, Jack, Jackie, Jackson

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ja- names: Jacky, Jacob, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ja- names: Jacque, Jacques, Jaime, Jake, Jakeb

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ja- names: Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakub, Jalen

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ja- names: Jamaine, Jamar, Jamari, Jamarr, Jamelle

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ja- names: James, Jamey, Jamie, Jamon, Jan

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ja- names: Jaquan, Javaughn, Javon, Javonte, Jax

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ja- names: Jaxen, Jaxon, Jaxson, Jay, Jayce

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ja- names: Jayme, Jayvon

Jakim2, Jachim2
Var. of Joachim. Based on Hebrew language. "Established by God." Janchim and Jochim are creative forms.

Derivative of Hebrew. "He establishes." Outside Top 2000. See also Jasin.

Jacinto and variants

Jacinto, var. Jacindo
Derived fr. Spanish, Greek languages. Masculine form of the Greek flower .. Adoption of Jacinto and forms was up 3 decades ago.

Jack and variants

Jack1, var. Jaq1, Jak, Jacqin, Jacq, Jacko1, Jacky1, Jackman, Jackie1
Derivative of Old English, Hebrew words. "God is gracious; he who supplants." Jack, Jackie and Jacky are more commonly used as baby names among these variant forms.

John and variants

Janos, Janne, Janko, Janek, Jan, Jancsi, Jacky2, Jackie2, Jack2
Forms of John. Derived fr. Hebrew element. "God is gracious." Jack, Jackie and Jan were among 2018's Top names.

Jackson and variants

Jackson, var. Jaxson, Jaxon, Jaxen, Jax, Jacson, Jakson, Jacky3, Jacksen, Jackie3, Jack3
Stems fr. Old English word. "Son of Jack." Adoption of Jackson, Jack, etc. as birth names in 2018 was 3.1% more than the year before.

Jacob and variants

Jacob, var. Jayme, Jay, Jamsey, Jamie, Jamesie, Jamey, James, Jakub, Jakov, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakie, Jakeb, Jake, Jago, Jaime, Jacquet, Jacques1, Jacobus1, Jacky4, Jacobo1, Jacko2, Jackie4, Jack4, Jacoby, Jacopo1, Jacobus2, Jacobi, Jacobo2, Jackobus, Jaco, Jackob, Jack5, Jaap
Source fr. Hebrew word. "He who supplants." Adoption of Jakov and forms soared in the 1940s and has become reduced, with Jakob becoming somewhat dated.

Var. of Giacomo. From Italian, Hebrew words. "He who supplants." Jacopo was not among 2018's Top names. See also Iacopo.

Jacques and variants

Jacques2, var. Jaques, Jaq2, Jacque, Jacot
Derived fr. French, Hebrew. "He who supplants." Adoption of Jacques, Jaq, etc. as boys' names in 2018 was 17.3% less than a decade ago.

Var. of Jediah. Source fr. Hebrew. "Jehovah knows." Not Top 2000 name. Gender-neutral name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ja- names for boys.

1. Ja- - Jada
Ja- [Jayvon, Javonte, ..], Jabari, Jabbar [Jabar], Jabez [Jabes, Jabesh], Jabin, Jabir, Gabriel [Jabril], Jacan, Jace [Jayce, Jaice, ..], Yakim [Jakim, Jachim], Joachim [Jakim, Jachim], Jachin, Jacinto [Jacindo], Jack [Jaq, Jak, ..], John [Janos, Janne, ..], Jackson [Jaxon, Jaxson, ..], Jacob [Jay, Jayme, ..], Giacomo [Jacopo], Jacques [Jaq, Jaques, ..], Jediah [Jada]

Jade [Jayde, Jaide], Jaden [Jaydon, Jayden, ..], Jadon [Jaydon, Jayden, ..], Jadrian, Jaeger [Jagur, Jagger], Jael, Jafar [Jaffar], Jagger, Jago, Iago [Jago], Jahan, Jaime [Jayme, Jaymie, ..], Jaimini, Jerome [Jairo, Jairome], Jairo [Jair, Jairus], Jairus [Jair, Jairo], Jake, Jakeem [Jakim], Jaladhi [Jaladi], Jalal [Jalil, Jaliyl, ..]

Jalen [Jaylon, Jaylonn, ..], Galen [Jaylon, Jaylen, ..], Gamal [Jamal, Jammal], Jamal [Jammal, Jamill, ..], Jamar [Jamarr], James [Jaymie, Jaymes, ..], Jameson [Jamison, Jamieson, ..], Jamie [Jayme, Jamey, ..], Jamin, Benjamin [Jamin], Jan [Jano, Janos, ..], Janak [Janek], Janesh, Janna [Jannai], Janson [Janzen, Jantzen, ..], Gennaro [Januario, Januarius], Janus [Janusz, Januarius, ..], Yaphet [Japhet, Japheth], Japheth, Jeriah [Jarah]

Jarah [Jarrah], Gerard [Jared, Jarard], Jardine, Jareb, Jared [Jaryd, Jarrod, ..], Jerrod [Jared, Jarrod], Garret [Jarrot, Jarrott, ..], Jordan [Jarrot, Jarrott, ..], Jarek, Jarell [Jaryl, Jarryl, ..], Jerrell [Jarell], Jorell [Jarell], Jareth [Jarreth], Juri [Jaris], Jarius, Jarl [Jarell], Jarlath [Jarlaith, Jarleath], Jarman [Jarmann], Jaromir, Jaron [Jaryn, Jarron, ..]

Jaroslav [Jarek, Jaroslaw], Jarrell [Jarrall], Jarrett [Jarrot, Jarrott, ..], Gerald [Jarrett], Jarrod [Jarryd, Jarred, ..], Gervase [Jarvis, Jarvey], Jarvis [Jary, Jarvey, ..], Jascha [Jasha], Jason [Jayson, Jaysen, ..], Gaspard [Jasper, Jaspar], Jasper [Jaspar], Caspar [Jasper], Javan [Jayvon, Jayvern, ..], Javier [Javi, Javiero], Xavier [Javier], Jay [Jayron, Jayronn, ..], Jaycee [Jayvee, Jaydee, ..], Jaylen [Jaylon, Jaylin, ..], Jayson [Jaysen, Jaycen], Jazz

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