Submitted Names Starting with J

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JÅÅǤǤARmSami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Yrjö.
Praise God's mighty power.
Variant transcription of Jafar.
JÅÅFFAŽfSami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Eufrosyne.
Estonian short form of Jaagup.
Greenlandic younger form of Jâja.
Means "queen" in Sanskrit.
Greenlandic younger form of Jákupîna.
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.
JAANIKAfEstonian, Finnish
Feminine form of Jaan (from John).
Variant form of Jaan.
Diminutive of Johanna or Janna.
Estonian form of Janus.
Finnish pet form of Jahvetti.
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]
Means "Yahweh strengthens" in Hebrew.
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 Adah, and brother to Jubal. He was "the father of those who live in tents and raise livestock."
JABARImAfrican American (Modern)
From the Swahili word jabari meaning "brave (one)", which is from Arabic جَبَّار (jabbār) "all-powerful ruler" (see Jabbar).
JABBAmPopular 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.
Means "wolverine" in Arabic.
JABLANmCroatian (Rare), Serbian
From the word for the tree called ''poplar'' in English.
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]
JABULANImNdebele, Zulu
Means "enjoy" or "be happy all" in Ndebele and "rejoice" in Zulu.
Means "she is happy" in Zulu.
JACf & mEnglish
Jac may be used as a diminutive of Jacque or Jacqueline, or as an acronym for the initials, for example, Jennifer Adelaide Cameron, which acronyms as Jac.
Variant of Jack.
JACABETHfEnglish (American, Rare, Archaic)
Possibly a corruption of Jochebed influenced by Jacqueline (and possibly the masculine name Jack) and Elizabeth.
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.
JACARÉmPortuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Means "alligator" or "cayman" in Portuguese.
JACAYLAfEnglish (American, Modern, Rare)
Likely an invented name, a combination of JACQUELINE and KAYLA.
JACCAmCornish, English (Rare)
Cornish form of Jack.
JACELYNfEnglish (American, Modern, Rare)
Either a feminization of Jace by way of combining it with the popular name suffix -lyn or else a variant of Jocelyn.
JACENmEnglish (Modern), Popular Culture
Variant of Jason. This is the name of Han Solo and Princess Leia's oldest son in the Star Wars Legends books.
JACEYf & mEnglish (Modern)
A created name by combining the letter J/Jay with the -acey suffix found in names such as Casey, Macy and Tracy. 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.
(German) Yiddish variant of Yachet.
JACIAfEnglish (Modern, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly an elaborated form of Jaci, which itself is considered an Anglicized form of Tupí îá "moon" and sy "mother". ... [more]
Variant of Jacey.
Variant of Joakim.
Hungarian form of Hyacinth.
Catalan form of Hyacinthus.
JACINTHmFrench (Rare)
Masculine form of Jacinthe.
JACINTHOmPortuguese (Brazilian), Medieval Portuguese
Archaic Portuguese form of Jacinto. It is still used in Brazil.
JACKAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of Jack.
Combination of Jack and Zackariah.
JACKCOCKmEnglish (Puritan)
Diminutive of John. Transferred use to the surname Jacox in modern times.
JACKIAfAmerican (Rare)
Rare elaborated form of Jackie
Longer version of Jack, Jake or James
JACKMANmEnglish (American, Rare)
Transferred use of surname Jackman.
JACKYf & mEnglish
Variant of Jackie.
JACMAfMedieval Occitan
Feminine form of Jacme.
JACMEmOccitan, Provençal
Occitan form of James.
Gascon form of Jacomus.
JACOBÉEfFrench (Rare, Archaic)
French feminine form of Jacobaeus, Iacobus (see Jacob).
Variant of Jacoby.
Dutch form of Jacobine, with its spelling phonetical in nature.
From a surname meaning "son of Jacob".
In Biblical the meaning of the name Jecoliah is: Perfection, or power, of the Lord
Dutch form of Jacoline, with its spelling phonetical in nature.
JACOLINEfDutch, French
French variant of Jacqueline.
JACOLYNNEfEnglish (Rare)
An extremely rare variant of Jacqueline.
Some of Enos, Nephite record keeper.
Dutch form of Jacomine, with its spelling phonetical in nature.
JACOMINEfDutch, French
French variant of Jacquemine.
JACOMINUSmLate Roman, Dutch
Lengthened form of Jacomus.
Dutch diminutive of Jacomina.
JACONmEnglish (Modern, Rare), Medieval English
Rare variant of Jason. In medieval English this is a variation of Jenkin.
JACOPUCCIOmMedieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Jacopo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
JACOVAfEnglish (Rare), Literature
The name of a character in Caitlín R. Kiernan's short story Houses under the Sea.
JACQSONmPortuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Jackson (the spelling influenced by that of Jacques).
Variant of JACQUI.
Dutch form of Jacqueline, with its spelling more or less phonetical in nature.
JACQUELINmMedieval French
Medieval French diminutive of Jacques.
Variant of Jacqueline.
JACQUELLEfEnglish (American, Modern, Rare)
Feminine form of Jacques with the diminutive suffix -elle.
JACQUELYNAfMedieval Occitan
South French feminine form of Jacques.
Variant of Jacqueline and combination of Jacquelyn and Jacqueline.
Picard form of Jacomus.
French form of Jacomina.
JACQUETmMedieval 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).
Spanish form of Jacques.
Diminutive of Jacqueline.
JACQUIEmFrench (Rare)
Variant of Jacquy. Diminutive of Jacques.
JACQUINEfFrench (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of Jacques.
JACQUIZZm & fAmerican (Rare)
Extremely rare created name from Jacques/Jacqueline
Diminutive of Jacques.
JACQUOTTEfFrench (Archaic)
Feminine diminutive of Jacques, cognate to Jacquette. Jacquotte Delahaye was a 17th-century female pirate or buccaneer from Haiti, whose father was French and mother Haitian.
Diminutive of Jacques.
Variant of Jacob.
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 or Jesse, a name popular in the American West for both men and women.
Means "studious, serious" in Arabic.
JADAm & fArabic
Means "gift" in Arabic.
JADASHAfAfrican American
Name created with the popular prefix ja and the diminutive Dasha.
JADEANm & fEnglish (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Jaden or a combination of Jade and Dean.
JADEITEmPopular Culture
Jadeite is a character in Sailor Moon media.
JADELYNfEnglish (Modern)
Combination of JADE and popular name suffix -lyn.
Means "emerge into wealth" in Yoruba.
JADESSAfEnglish (American, Modern, Rare)
Either a combination of Jade and Vanessa or an elaboration of Jade by way of adding the name suffix -(i)ssa. Either way, this name is extremely rare.
JADIANm & fEnglish (Modern)
Probably an elaborated form of Jaden.
JADIEf & mEnglish (Rare)
Diminutive of Jade.
JADIELmPortuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Yadiel. In the case of English-speaking bearers, the name can be an invented name, where the name Jaden is combined with any Hebrew name that ends in -iel (such as Daniel and Gabriel).
JADIERmSpanish (Latin American)
Variant spelling of Yadier. A known bearer of this name is Jadier Valladares (b. 1982), a Cuban weightlifter.
JADINEfEnglish (Modern), Afrikaans (Rare)
Feminine variant of Jaden or an elaborated form of Jade.
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 "witch".
JADITHfSouth American (Modern)
Possibly a variant of Judith.
Spanish form of Jadon.
Feminine form of Jadon.
JADOREfEnglish (American)
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-).
Latvian form of Hedwig (compare Jadvyga).
JADYfEnglish (American, Americanized, Rare)
A hypochoristic form of Jade or a variant of Jaydee.
JADYNNf & mEnglish (Modern)
Primarily feminine variant of Jaden.
From Sino-Korean 載 "load; carry; transport, convey" and 範 "pattern, model, rule, law".
Used for the warrior of the tribe KIKI in Nigeria
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".
JAEGERmEnglish (Rare)
Anglicized spelling of the German surname Jäger, itself from the Middle High German jeger(e) meaning "hunter".
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".
JAËLAfDutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Jaela.
JAELANm & fEnglish (Modern)
A variant of Jaylen. A notable bearer is Jaelan Phillips, a footballer.
JAELINm & fEnglish (Modern)
A variant of Jaylen.
JAELLAfEnglish (American, Modern, Rare)
Clearly feminine extended form of Jael.
JAELLEfRomani, English (American, Modern, Rare)
Romani form of the Biblical name Jael.
Feminized variant of Jalen.
JAELYNNEfEnglish (Modern)
Feminine variant of JALEN
From Sino-Korean 在 (jae) meaning "be at, in, on; consist in, rest" combined with 伍 (o) meaning "five, company of five; troops".
JÆRLmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Jarl.
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]
Variant of Jason.
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.
Meaning of strength and glory.
Variant transcription of Jaffer.
JAFNHÁRRmAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "equally high". This is the name of a Norse god.
"guardian", Indonesian.
"the light of the world"
its a name of lord shiva
Means "warlike" or "aggressive" in Pashto.
Means "world".
JAGGERmEnglish (Modern)
From the traditionally English occupation surname meaning "carter, peddler". From the Middle English jag meaning 'pack, load'.... [more]
Diminutive form of Jaga.
Polish form of Jogaila.
JAGJEETmIndian (Sikh)
Variant transcription of Jagjit.
JAGLIKAfSerbian (Rare), Macedonian (Rare)
A flower name meaning "cowslip" (Lat. "Primula veris").
JAGMEETmIndian (Sikh), Punjabi
From Sanskrit जगत् (jagat) meaning "world, universe" combined with मित्र (mitrá) meaning "friend, companion, associate".
Basque form of Jacob.
JAHmBiblical, Hebrew
Short form of Yahweh, consists of the ending of Hallelujah.
Turkmen form of Cihan.
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
JAHANNm & fEnglish
Variant of Jahan.
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) or (suxtan) "to burn, to be burnt").
JAHARIm & fAfrican American
African-American name meaning "one that has youth, strength, and power."
Jahaziel or Chaziel the Levite was a prophet in the Hebrew Bible. The name allgedly means "beheld by God"
Directed by God
JAHDIELmAncient Hebrew
Means "God gladdens" in Hebrew.
JAHEIMmAfrican American (Modern)
Usage seems to be inspired by Jaheim Hoagland (born 1978), an American R&B singer and former rapper.
JAHKAYmAfrican American
Possibly a variant of Jackie.
Sami form of Joakim.
Sami form of Jaakko.
Sami form of Jakob.