Submitted Names Starting with J
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JAAMIfSanskrit, 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)
JAANm & fDutch (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
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]
Named after a african serial killer in the 5th century.
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 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.
JABRUmNear 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]
JACANAfSpanish (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
JACARANDAm & fSpanish (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.
JACEYf & mEnglish (Modern)
A created name by combining the letter J
with the -acey
suffix found in names such as Casey
. It can also be formed from the initials JC. It could be considered to be a feminine form or a diminutive of Jason
via its nickname Jace
In Biblical the meaning of the name Jecoliah is: Perfection, or power, of the Lord
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).
JACYf & mEnglish
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.
Means "studious, serious" in Arabic.
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
From the French term j'adore
meaning "I love (very much)" (or, when used in a colloquial context, "I'm loving it").
A famous bearer is Brazilian footballer Jádson Rodrigues da Silva, professionally known as Jádson (born 1983-).
From Sino-Korean 載 "load; carry; transport, convey" and 範 "pattern, model, rule, law".
From Sino-Korean 在 "be at, in, on; consist in, rest" and 德 "ethics, morality, virtue".
From Sino-Korean 才 "talent, ability" and 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity".
Anglicized spelling of the German surname Jäger
, itself from the Middle High German jeger(e)
JAE-GYEONGf & mKorean
From Sino-Korean 栽 "to cultivate, plant; to care for plants" and 經 "classic works; pass through".
JAE-GYUm & fKorean
From Sino-Korean 在 (jae)
meaning "in, at" combined with 奎 (gyu)
meaning "stride". Other Hanja combinations can form this name as well.
JAE-HEEm & fKorean
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]
From Sino-Korean 宰 "to slaughter; to rule" and 焕 "shining".
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
From Sino-Korean 宰 "to slaughter; to rule" and 亨 "smoothly, progressing, no trouble".
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]
From Sino-Korean 在 "be at, in, on; consist in, rest" and 珍 "precious, valuable, rare".
From Sino-Korean 在 "be at, in, on; consist in, rest" and 中 "central; center, middle".
From Sino-Korean 在 (jae
) meaning "be at, in, on; consist in, rest" combined with 伍 (o
) meaning "five, company of five; troops".
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-).
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]
From Sino-Korean 宰 "to slaughter; to rule" and 源 "spring; source, head".
JAFARImAfrican American (Rare)
Elaboration of Jafar
that came into popular usage in the 1970s due to many parents choosing Afrocentric names, in this particular case an Islamic name.
From the traditionally English occupation surname meaning "carter, peddler". From the Middle English jag
meaning 'pack, load'.... [more]
JAGMEETmIndian (Sikh), Punjabi
From Sanskrit जगत् (jagat)
meaning "world, universe" combined with मित्र (mitrá)
meaning "friend, companion, associate".
JAHANARAfPersian, Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim)
Means "one who adorns the world", from Persian جهان (jahân)
meaning "world, universe" combined with آرا (ârâ)
meaning "arranging, decorating". This was borne by Jahanara Begum Sahib (1614-1681), a Mughal princess and the First Lady of the Mughal Empire.
this means...ganga...the river ganges...its a synonym for ganga
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 or Chaziel the Levite was a prophet in the Hebrew Bible. The name allgedly means "beheld by God"