Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Jay Gatsby   1925   The Great Gatsby  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 physics
(physics) Roy J. Glauber (a.k.a. Jay)   2005  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 8 actors, 1 comedian
Jay Silverheels   1912-1980  
Dack Rambo (a.k.a. Jay)   1941-1994  
Jay Leno   1950-  
Jay Benedict   1951-  
Jay Simpson   1967-  
Verne Troyer (a.k.a. Jay)   1969-2018  
Jay Tavare   1971-  
Jay R. Ferguson   1974-  
Jay Baruchel   1982-  
Notable Athletes: 1 tennis
(tennis) Jay Clarke   1998-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Jay Leno   1950-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician, 1 singer
Jason Mizell (a.k.a. Jay)   1965-2002     
Jay-Z   1969-   hip hop  
Olympic Medalists: 4 gold, 1 bronze, 1 gold/silver, 1 silver
(gold) Jay Arnette   1960   basketball  
(gold) Rex Cawley (a.k.a. Jay)   1964   400 m hurdles  
(silver) Jay Silvester   1972   discus throw  
(gold) Michael Burton (a.k.a. Jay)   1968; 1972   swimming - 400 m freestyle; swimming - 1500 m freestyle  
(gold/silver) Jay Barrs   1988   archery - individual; archery - team  
(bronze) A. J. Hinch (a.k.a. Jay)   1996   baseball  
(gold) Jay Bouwmeester   2014   ice hockey  
Title Characters: 1 song
(song) Kitty Jay   2004   Kitty Jay