Submitted Names Starting with J
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JAAMI f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali
MEANING : a virtuous or respectable woman, Sister, daughter -in-law. ( It is name of an apsara)
JAAN m & f Dutch (Rare)
When borne by a male bearer, this name is usually a short form of Adriaan
. In the case of a female bearer, this name is usually a variant form of Johanna
JAAZANIAH m Biblical
Meaning "Jehovah Has Given Ear". Toward the end of the kingdom of Judah
it seems that this was a rather common name; all four men mentioned in the Bible by this name lived within the same short period of time... [more]
JABAI m African
Named after a african serial killer in the 5th century.
JABAL m Hebrew
Means "a stream" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Jabal was the son of Lamech
, and brother to Jubal
. He was "the father of those who live in tents and raise livestock."
JABBA m Popular Culture
Jabba Desilijic Tiure or Jabba the Hutt is a character appearing in George Lucas's space opera film saga Star Wars. He is depicted as a large, slug-like alien.
JABRU m Near Eastern Mythology, Elamite Mythology
This was the name of an obscure but very old god in Elamite religion. It is uncertain what the meaning of his name was in the Elamite language. Most sources equate him with the Babylonian god Anu1
, so he must have been a god of the heavens... [more]
JABULILE f Zulu
Zulu feminine name meaning "be cheerful, be happy".
JACANA f Spanish (Latin American)
A tropical wading bird from South America. Its name is a Latinisation of the Brazilian Portuguese jaçanã
, which is from the Tupi name for the bird,ñaha'nã
JACARANDA m & f Spanish (Latin American)
a species of tree from south america and grown throughout the world, known for its vibrant purple foliage, it is the national tree of mexico and its blooming is hailed as a sign of spring.
JACQUET m Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive of Jacques
. Known bearers of this name include the French composer Jacquet of Mantua (1483-1559) and the Franco-Flemish composer Jacquet de Berchem (c. 1505-1567).
JACY f & m English
Popular in Westerns and Western romances for both male and female, white and Native American characters. It is probably a variant of Jessie
, a name popular in the American West for both men and women.
JAD m Arabic
Means eather 'studious'or 'serious' in Arabic.
JADIS f Literature
The author C. S. Lewis used this name for the White Witch in his 'Chronicles of Narnia' series of books. He may have based it on the French word jadis
meaning "long ago, of old" or Persian jadu
JADORE f English (American)
From the French term j'adore
meaning "I love (very much)" (or, when used in a colloquial context, "I'm loving it").
JÁDSON m Brazilian
A famous bearer is Brazilian footballer Jádson Rodrigues da Silva, professionally known as Jádson (born 1983-).
JADYNN f & m English (Modern)
An alternate spelling of the popular name Jayden
, but mostly for females. This name was given to 19 females and 5 males in 2012.
JAE-BEOM m Korean
From Sino-Korean 載 "load; carry; transport, convey" and 範 "pattern, model, rule, law".
JAE-DEOK m Korean
From Sino-Korean 在 "be at, in, on; consist in, rest" and 德 "ethics, morality, virtue".
JAE-EUN f Korean
From Sino-Korean 才 "talent, ability" and 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity".
JAEGER m English (Rare)
Anglicized spelling of the German surname Jäger
, itself from the Middle High German jeger(e)
JAE-GYEONG f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 栽 "to cultivate, plant; to care for plants" and 經 "classic works; pass through".
JAE-GYU m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 在 (jae)
meaning "in, at" combined with 奎 (gyu)
meaning "stride". Other Hanja combinations can form this name as well.
JAE-HEE m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 在 (jae) meaning "to exist, to be" combined with 熙 (hee) meaning "shine". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.... [more]
JAE-HWAN m Korean
From Sino-Korean 宰 "to slaughter; to rule" and 焕 "shining".
JAE-HYEON m Korean
From Sino-Korean 才 "talent, ability", 在 "consist in, rest" or 宰 "to slaughter; to rule" (jae
), and 鉉 "device for carrying a tripod" or 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good; able" (hyeon
JAE-HYEONG m Korean
From Sino-Korean 宰 "to slaughter; to rule" and 亨 "smoothly, progressing, no trouble".
JAE-HYUN m Korean
Jae(재) means "respect" and Hyun(현) means "virtuous". Jae-Hyun(재현) could be written "才鉣" , "在賢" , "宰賢" , "載賢" and more forms in Hanja. Meaning can change depending on how it is written... [more]
JAE-JIN m Korean
From Sino-Korean 在 "be at, in, on; consist in, rest" and 珍 "precious, valuable, rare".
JAE-JUNG m Korean
From Sino-Korean 在 "be at, in, on; consist in, rest" and 中 "central; center, middle".
JAE-O m Korean
From Sino-Korean 在 (jae
) meaning "be at, in, on; consist in, rest" combined with 伍 (o
) meaning "five, company of five; troops".
JAE-SANG m Korean
From Sino-Korean 載 "load; carry; transport, convey" and 相 "mutual, reciprocal, each other". A famous bearer is South Korean singer Psy, born Park Jae-sang (1977-).
JAE-SEOP m Korean
From Sino-Korean 在 (jae)
meaning "to be present, in, at" or 材 (jae)
meaning "timber" or "talent" combined with 涉 (seop)
meaning "wade, experience, involved" / "to cross a stream" or 燮 (seop)
meaning "blaze"... [more]
JAE-WON m Korean
From Sino-Korean 宰 "to slaughter; to rule" and 源 "spring; source, head".
JAGGER m English (Modern)
From the traditionally English occupation surname meaning "carter, peddler". From the Middle English jag
meaning 'pack, load'.... [more]
JAGMEET m Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
From Sanskrit जगत् (jagat)
meaning "world, universe" combined with मित्र (mitrá)
meaning "friend, companion, associate".
JAHANARA f Persian, Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim)
Means "one who adorns the world" in Persian, from جهان (jahân)
meaning "world, universe" combined with آراستن (ârâstan)
meaning "to adorn, to decorate". This was borne by Jahanara Begum Sahib (1614-1681), a Mughal princess and the First Lady of the Mughal Empire.
JAHANAVI f Indian
this means...ganga...the river ganges...its a synonym for ganga
JAHANSOUZ m Persian
Iranian form of the older Persian given name Jahansuz
, which means "the burning of the world". It was derived from Persian جهان (jahân)
meaning "world, universe" combined with Persian سوز (suz)
meaning "burning" (ultimately from the Persian intransitive verb سوختن (sukhtan)
"to burn, to be burnt").
JAHAZIEL m Biblical
Jahaziel or Chaziel the Levite was a prophet in the Hebrew Bible. The name allgedly means "beheld by God"
JAHMEAD m Hindi
Jahmead comes from the Hindi words ja, which means going, and meed, which means hope. It is an uncommon name, mostly used in the middle east, especially India. The first instance of this name dates back to the early 19th century.
JAHZARA f African American
Many baby name sites and books list this name as an Ethiopian name meaning something along the lines of 'blessed princess' or 'blessed with power and wealth', but this is very likely incorrect. No words in Amharic (the Ethiopian language) holding those meanings, or words similar to those meanings, match up to Jahzara or anything similar to it... [more]