Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. JAY
, JIE
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Variant of Jay 1. In some cases it is pronounced to rhyme with names such as Kai or Ty.

Related Names

VariantsJace, Jase, Jay, Jayce, Jem, Jemmy, Jim, Jae, Jaye
Feminine FormJaye
Other Languages & CulturesIason(Ancient Greek) Yacoub, Yakub, Yaqoob, Yaqub(Arabic) Hagop, Hakob(Armenian) Jakes(Basque) Yakau(Belarusian) Jacob, James, Jason(Biblical) Iakob, Iakobos, Iason(Biblical Greek) Yaakov(Biblical Hebrew) Iacob, Iacobus, Iason(Biblical Latin) Jaume, Jaumet(Catalan) Jago(Cornish) Jakov(Croatian) Jakub(Czech) Jacob, Jakob, Ib, Jeppe(Danish) Jacob, Jacobus, Jakob, Sjaak, Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobus, Koos(Dutch) Jaagup, Jaak, Jaakob(Estonian) Jákup(Faroese) Jaakko, Jaakob, Jaakoppi, Jimi(Finnish) Jacques, Jason, Jacky(French) Iago, Xacobe, Xaime(Galician) Iakob, Iason(Georgian) Jakob, Jockel(German) Iakovos, Iason(Greek) Iason, Jason(Greek Mythology) Yaƙubu(Hausa) Iakopa, Kimo(Hawaiian) Yaakov, Yakov, Akiba, Akiva(Hebrew) Jakab(Hungarian) Jakob(Icelandic) Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas(Irish) Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Lapo(Italian) Jacob(Jewish) Iacomus, Jacobus(Late Roman) Jēkabs(Latvian) Jokūbas(Lithuanian) Jakov(Macedonian) Hemi(Maori) Jacob, Jakob(Norwegian) Jakub, Kuba(Polish) Iago, Jaime(Portuguese) Iacob(Romanian) Yakov(Russian) Hamish, Jamie(Scottish) Seumas(Scottish Gaelic) Jakov(Serbian) Jakub(Slovak) Jakob, Jaka, Jaša(Slovene) Jacobo, Jaime, Yago(Spanish) Jacob, Jakob(Swedish) Yakup(Turkish) Yakiv(Ukrainian) Iago(Welsh) Yacouba(Western African)
Same SpellingJai 1

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Entry added April 5, 2022