Given Name JAMIE

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
PRONOUNCED: JAY-mee  [details]

Meaning & History

Originally a Lowland Scots diminutive of JAMES. Since the late 19th century it has also been used as a feminine form.
VARIANTS: Jaime, Jaimie, Jami, Jayme, Jayma (English)
FEMININE FORM: Jamesina (Scottish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yakub, Yaqoob, Yaqub (Arabic), Hagop, Hakob (Armenian), Jakes (Basque), Jacob, James (Biblical), Iakobos (Biblical Greek), Yaakov (Biblical Hebrew), Iacobus (Biblical Latin), Yakov (Bulgarian), Jaume, Jaumet (Catalan), Jago (Cornish), Jakov (Croatian), Jakub (Czech), Jacob, Jakob (Danish), Jacob, Jacobus, Jakob, Sjaak (Dutch), Jaagup, Jaakob (Estonian), Jákup (Faroese), Jaakob, Jaakoppi (Finnish), Jacques (French), Iago, Xacobe, Xaime (Galician), Iakob, Koba (Georgian), Jakob (German), Iakovos (Greek), Yakubu (Hausa), Iakopa, Kimo (Hawaiian), Yaakov, Yakov, Akiba, Akiva (Hebrew), Jakab, Jákob (Hungarian), Jakob (Icelandic), Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas (Irish), Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Giacobbe (Italian), Jacob (Jewish), Iacomus, Jacobus (Late Roman), Jokūbas (Lithuanian), Jakov (Macedonian), Hemi (Maori), Jacob, Jakob (Norwegian), Jakub (Polish), Iago, Jaime, Jacó (Portuguese), Iacob (Romanian), Yakov (Russian), Jakov (Serbian), Jakub (Slovak), Jakob (Slovene), Jacobo, Jaime, Yago (Spanish), Jacob, Jakob (Swedish), Yakup (Turkish), Yakiv (Ukrainian), Iago (Welsh)

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Entry updated July 2, 2008