Submitted Names Starting with J

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Jisook f Korean
Variant romanization of Ji-suk
Jisse m West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Iese, which itself is a variant form of Ese. Also compare Jesse.
Jissika f Inuit
Inuktitut form of Jessica.
Ji-suk f Korean
From Sino-Korean 智 "wisdom, knowledge, intelligence" and 淑 "good, pure, virtuous, charming".
Jiszka f Yiddish
Hungarian-Yiddish form of Yiskah.
Jit m West Frisian, East Frisian, North Frisian
Frisian variant form of Ede and Ide.
Ji-tae m Korean
From Sino-Korean 智 (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect, reason" combined with 泰 (tae) meaning "peaceful, calm, peace, easy, Thailand, extreme, excessive, great". Other hanja combinations are possible... [more]
Jitaraphol m Thai
Means "painting power" in Thai.
Jitaro m Japanese
Variant transcription of Jitarou.
Jitarou m Japanese
From Japanese 次 (ji) meaning "next, secondary", 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Jithmah m Biblical
Variant transcription of Ithmah.... [more]
Jitra f Thai
Alternate transcription of Chitra.
Jitske f West Frisian, Dutch
Frisian feminine form of Jit.
Jitsuko f Japanese
Japanese feminine given name derived from 実 (jitsu) meaning "truth, reality, fidelity, faith, kindness, essence, substance" and 子 (ko) meaning "child".
Jittel f Yiddish
Possibly a variant of Gittel.
Jittra f Thai
Alternate transcription of Chitra.
Jittramas f Thai
Means "April" in Thai.
Jitze m West Frisian, Dutch
Frisian variant form of Jit.
Jiu f Chinese
From 鸠 (jiu) meaning "pigeon, dove".
Jiufeng m & f Chinese Mythology, Far Eastern Mythology
From a combination of the characters 九 (jiu, meaning “nine”) and 凤 (feng, meaning “phoenix”). This is the name of a deity mentioned in the Shanhaijing (山海经), or Classic of Mountains and Seas... [more]
Jiuguang m Chinese
Similar to other names in Chinese, Jiuguang consists of two characters: Jiu (久) and Guang (光). Jiu: forever, long lasting; Guang: light, brightness
Ji-ung m Korean
From Sino-Korean 智 "wisdom, knowledge, intelligence" and 雄 "male of species; hero; manly".
Jiuqiao f & m Chinese
From the Chinese 玖 (jiǔ) meaning "black-coloured jade" and 俏 (qiào) meaning "like, similar, resemble".
Jiuta m Fijian
Fijian form of Juda.
Jiva m & f Indian
Means "life", "soul", "alive". Derived from Sanskrit.
Jiviya f Dogri
Means "life" in Dogri.
Jivka f Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Bulgarian Живка (see Zhivka).
Jivko m Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Живко (see Zhivko).
Jiwa f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Iwa.
Jiwóna f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Yvonne.
Jiya f Indian
Hindi word "jiya" means Living or lived.
Jîyan f Kurdish
Means "life" in Kurdish.
Jiyan m & f Hindi, Kurdish, Iranian, Uzbek
From Kurdish jiyan meaning "life".
Jiyan f & m Chinese
Combination of Ji and Yan 2.
Jiyanqiz f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek jiyan meaning "niece", also a form of address for a younger person, and qiz meaning "girl".
Jîyar f Kurdish
Means "sustenance" in Kurdish.
Jiye m Chinese
From the Chinese character 吉 () meaning "lucky, auspicious" combined with 叶, 葉 () meaning "leaf" or 业, 業 () meaning "business, trade, merits, achievements". ... [more]
Ji-yeon f Korean
From Sino-Korean 智 "wisdom", 持 "sustain, support; hold, grasp" or 祉 "happiness, blessings, good luck" (ji), and 娟 "beautiful", 嬿 "lovely" or 衍 "overflowing" (yeon).
Ji-yong m Korean
From Sino-Korean 志 "purpose, will, determination" and 龍 "dragon". A famous bearer is South Korean singer G-Dragon, born Kwon Ji-yong (1988-).
Ji-yoo f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 지유 (see Ji-Yu).
Ji-yoon f & m Korean
Variant transcription of Ji-yun.
Jiyul f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 智 (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or other hanja characters with the same pronunciation.... [more]
Ji-yun f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 志 "purpose, will, determination", 祉 "happiness, blessings, good luck" or 智 "wisdom" (ji), and 胤 "heir; posterity", 潤 "soft; sleek" or 允 "to grant, to allow, to consent" (yun).
Jiyuu m & f Japanese
This name can be used as 自由 (jiyuu) meaning "freedom". ... [more]
Jizabela f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Isabella.
Jizchak m Yiddish
German and Polish rendering of Yitzhak.
Jizeru f Japanese
From Japanese 詩 (ji) meaning "poem, poetry", 晒 (ze) meaning "bleach, refine, expose, air" combined with 瑠 (ru) meaning "lapis lazuli". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
Jizhen f Chinese
From the Chinese 吉 (jí) meaning "auspicious, lucky" and 蓁 (zhēn) meaning "abundant, luxuriant vegetation".
Jizka f Kashubian
Diminutive of Jizabela.
Jizolda f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Isolde.
Jizydór m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Isidore.
Jizydora f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Isidora.
Jjacks m Popular Culture
Character in Feeling Minnesota, played by Keanu Reeves. The name was originally a typo.
Jjiha m Yi
Means "a hundred slaves" in Yi.
Jkwon m African American (Modern, Rare)
From the rapper J-Kwon (real name Jerrell Jones).
J'naia f African American
An elaborated spelling variant of Janae
Jngeborg f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ingeborgh.
Jnggeborgh f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ingeborgh.
Jngiualdh m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ingevald.
Jo m & f Japanese
From Japanese 譲 (jo) meaning "to yield or give.", 丈 (jo) meaning "height" or any other kanji pronounced the same way.... [more]
m Portuguese
Diminutive of Jorge.
m Portuguese
Diminutive of Jose.
Joa m Swedish, Finnish
Short form of Joachim.
Joa f Swedish, Danish, Finnish
Variant form of Jo.
Jóáb m Biblical Hungarian
Hungarian form of Joab.
Joachimie f Medieval French
Feminine form of Joachim.
Joachims m Latvian
Latvian form of Joachim.
Jôachin m Norman
Norman form of Joachim.
Joachin m French
French form of Joachim.
Joaco m Spanish
Diminutive of Joaquin.
Joáhim m Hungarian
Variant of Joakim.
Joaïa f Judeo-French
Variant of Joie.
Joakeim m Greek
Variant transcription of Ioakeim.
Jóakim m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Joakim.
Joákim m Hungarian
Variant of Joakim.
Joakima f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Joakim.
Joakimas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Joachim.
Joakin m Basque
Basque form of Joachim.
Joakina f Basque (Rare)
Feminine form of Joakin.
Jóal m Faroese
Faroese form of Joel.
Joalane f Sotho, Tswana, Southern African
Derived from Sotho joala, meaning "alcohol". This name refers to the fact that the mother drank alcohol during pregnancy.
Joam m Medieval Portuguese
Early Portuguese variant of John.
Joan m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Jan 1.
Joan f Japanese
From Japanese 嬢 (jo) meaning "daughter" combined with 杏 (an) meaning "apricot". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
Joanan m Biblical
Means "Yahweh has been gracious". In the Bible, he was the father of Joda and the son of Rhesa in the genealogy of Jesus.
Joane f Gascon
Feminine form of Joan 2.
Joanetta f American (South, Rare)
Diminutive or elaboration of Joan.
Joani m Venetian
Venetian form of Giovanni.
Joanikije m Serbian
Serbian form of Ioannikios via Joannicius.
Joanin m Occitan
Diminutive of Joan 2.
Joanina f Gascon
Diminutive of Joana.
Jóanis m Faroese
Faroese variant form of Jóhannes.
Joanita f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese borrowing of Juanita.
Joanitza f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Joan 2, the Basque form of John. This name was recorded in the 16th century.
Jóann m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ióan.
Joanna f Japanese
From Japanese 如 (jo) meaning "to seem", 杏 (an) meaning "apricot" combined with 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Joanneke f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch diminutive of Joanna and Joanne. Also compare Johanneke.
Joannic m Breton (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Yannick.
Joannice m French (Rare)
French form of Ioannikios via Joannicius.
Joannicus m Late Greek
Latinized form of Ioannikos.
Joannie f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Joan 1.
Joannis m Greek, Banat Swabian
Variant transcription of Ioannis.
Joanòt m Occitan
Diminutive of Joan 2.
Joanthan m English (Rare)
Variant of Jonathan which may be influenced by Joan 1.
Joao m Portuguese (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of João.
Joar m Swedish, Norwegian
Modern form of the Old (West) Norse name Jóarr.
Jóarr m Old Norse
Combination of Old Norse jór "horse" and arr "warrior". Some claim the second element can be derived from Norse geirr "spear", making it a variant of Iógæiʀʀ (see Iógæirr)... [more]
Jóas m Faroese
Faroese form of Joas.
Joás m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Joash.
Joas m Dutch, Biblical German
Dutch form and older German form of Joash, in recent German bible translations now replaced with Joasch.
Joas m Ethiopian (Germanized)
German transliteration of Iyoas.
Joasch m Biblical German
German form of Joash.
Joaśka f Polish
Diminutive of Joanna.
Joavnna m Sami (Rare)
Sami form of Johan.
Joayah f Judeo-French
Variant of Joye.
Jób m Biblical Hungarian
Hungarian form of Job.
Job m Breton
Contracted form of Jozeb, used as a given name in its own right.
Joba f Dutch (Rare)
Feminine form of Job.
Jobab m Biblical Hebrew
The name of five characters in the Bible.
Jobas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Job.
Jobbe m West Frisian
Variant form of Joppe.
Jobbor m Uzbek (Rare)
Variant of Jabbor, which is the main Uzbek form of Jabbar.
Jobe m English (Australian), English (Puritan)
Transferred use of the surname Jobe. Famous namesakes includes Australian Rules football star Jobe Watson, and soccer player Jobe Wheelhouse.... [more]
Jobe f & m Igede
Means "give thanks" in Igede, spoken in Nigeria. Alternative meanings are "gratitude" or "be grateful".
Jobelle f English, Filipino
A feminine form of Job or a combination of Jo and Belle.
Jobert m Filipino
Variant of Joebert.
Jobias f Old Persian (Latinized)
According to the Passion of St. Marcellus, Iobia or Jobias was a daughter of the Persian king Sapor (Shapur II, tenth king of the Sasanian Empire). Saint Cyriacus is credited with exorcising a demon from Jobias and Artemia, daughter of Emperor Diocletian... [more]
Jobie m & f English
Diminutive of Job.
Jobien f Dutch
Variant of Jobine.
Jobina f Dutch
Dutch short form of Jacobina and feminine form of Job.
Jobir m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Jabir.
Jóbjǫrn m Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Ióbiǫrn.
Job-rakt-out-of-the-ashes m English (Puritan)
Referencing the book of Job in the Christian Bible, particularly Job 2:8.
Jóbson m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Transferred use of the surname Jobson.
Jobst m Low German, French, Czech
North German form of Jodocus, altered by association with Job.
Jobyna f English (American, Rare)
This name was borne by American actress Jobyna Howland (1880-1936), who was named after her father Joby. Another famous bearer was actress Jobyna Ralston (1899-1967), who was named for Howland.... [more]
Joc m English
Variant of Jock.
Joca m Portuguese
Diminutive of names beginning with Jo-, such as João, Jorge and José.
Jocantha f English (Rare)
Combination of Jo as in Joanne and cantha as in Acantha. Notably used by Saki for the protagonist in “The Philanthropist and the Happy Cat”.
Jocea f Medieval English
Feminine form of Joceus, the Latinized form of medieval French Josse.
Jocelerme m Haitian Creole
Maybe a blend of José and Guilherme.
Jocelmo m Brazilian (Modern, Rare)
Blend of two names, e.g. José for the initial part and Guglielmo for the final part.
Joceran m Medieval French
From the Germanic element gaut "Geat, Goth" (and possibly influenced by Latin gaudium "joy, delight") combined with hram "raven".
Jochi m Medieval Mongolian
From Mongolian зочин (zochin) meaning "guest". This was the name of a son of Mongol khagan Genghis Khan.
Jochola m & f Mayan
Might refer to or reference a sacred flower.
Jochwet f Polish, Jewish, Yiddish
Polish and Yiddish form of Jochebed.
Joci m Hungarian
Diminutive of József.
Jocie f English
Variant of Josie.
Jocie f English
Diminutive of Jocelyn
Jocke m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Joakim.
Jocko m English
Diminutive variously of John or Joseph or Jacob and related names. Variant of Jock or Jack... [more]
Joconde f French (Rare, Archaic)
French form of Iucunda (compare Gioconda).
Jocope f French (Archaic)
Archaic French name found in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region up until the late 1600s.
Joda m Biblical
In the Bible, the father of Josek and the son of Joanan in the genealogy of Jesus.
Joda m Biblical (Hellenized)
Variant transcription of Joha, as used in 1 Chronicles 8:16.... [more]
Jodaugas m Lithuanian
Derived from the Lithuanian verb joti meaning "to ride horseback" combined with Lithuanian daug meaning "much" (see Daumantas).
Jodaugė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Jodaugas.
Joddur m & f Yi
Means "eagle wings" in Yi.
Jøde f Norwegian (Rare)
Dialectal variant of Gyda.
Jodea f East Frisian (Archaic)
19th-century feminine form of Jodocus.
Jodeci m & f African American, English (Modern)
In the case of the R&B quartet which helped popularise the name in the early 1990s, it is taken from the names of its members, Joel "JoJo" Hailey, Donald "DeVanté Swing" DeGrate, Dalvin "Mr. Dalvin" DeGrate and Cedric "K-Ci" Hailey.
Jodeci m & f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Combination of Jo-, from names beginning with that pattern like José and João, -de-, likely taken from names like Valdemiro and Aldemiro, and -ci, taken from names ending with that pattern, e.g. Juraci.
Jodee m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Jody.
Jødel m Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian form of Ludolf via Old Norse Ljóðolfr.
Jodelle f English
Possibly a variant of Joelle, or an elaboration of Jodie with the name suffix -elle, or a combination of Jo and Dell, or from the French surname of unknown meaning.... [more]
Joder m German (Swiss)
Dialectal form of Theodore.
Jodhi f English (Rare)
Variant of Jody, apparently influenced by the name of Jodhi Bibi (or Jodha Bai, Jodhabai), the Rajput wife of Mughal Emperor Akbar "the Great". Bearers include Australian fashion designer Jodhi Meares (1971-), who was born Jodie (supposedly adopting this spelling on the advice of a numerologist), and English actress Jodhi May (1975-).
Jodiel m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Yodiel.
Jodine f English
Variant of Jodene.
Jódís f Old Norse, Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse jór "horse" and dís "goddess".
Jódis f Faroese
Faroese younger form of Jódís.
Jodokus m German (Rare)
Germanised spelling of Jodocus.
Jodyann f English (Australian)
Combination of Jody and Ann.
Joeanna f English (Rare)
Combination of Joe and Anna or variant of Joanna.
Joebert m Filipino
Short form of Jose or Joseph and Roberto, Robert, Alberto, and any other name containing bert.
Joedson m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Apparently a variant of Joelson influenced by Edson.
Joejo m English
Variant of Jojo.
Jóel m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Joel.
Jøel m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Ludolf via Old Norse Ljóðolfr.
Joèl m Provençal
Provençal form of Joel.
Joèla f Occitan
Feminine form of Joèl.
Joëla f Provençal
Provençal cognate of Joëlle.
Joela f English, German
Feminine form of Joel.
Joeli m Finnish
Finnish variant of Joel.
Joeliane f Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Allegedly coined as a feminine form of Joel.
Joelie f English
Variant of Joely.
Joelina f German (Modern)
Formed from Jo and the popular name suffix lina. It was most likely inspired by the English name Jolene. Its use might have been further popularized due to its closeness to the French word "jolie", meaning "beautiful"... [more]
Joëlla f Dutch (Modern)
Feminine form of Joël.
Joellen f English
Combination of Jo and Ellen 1.
Joellyn f English
Variant of Joellen.
Joels m Latvian (Modern, Rare)
Latvian borrowing of Joel.
Joelson m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Transferred use of the surname Joelson.
Joely f English (Modern, Rare)
Feminine form of Joel.... [more]
Joelyn f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Joelynn.
Joelynn f English (Modern)
Formed from Joel and popular name suffix lynn, perhaps inspired by Jolene. It is probably used as a feminine form of Joel.
Joemar m Filipino
Variant of Jomar 2.
Joemarie m & f Filipino
Variant of Jomar 2, sometimes used as a feminine form.
Joen m Dutch (Rare)
Short form of Jeroen. This was one of the names (along with Jeroen) that the Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450-1516) went by in daily life. The name Joen was more common in his day than it is in modern times: for example, in 2010, there were only 20 bearers (of all ages) in all of the Netherlands.