Submitted Names Starting with J

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Jinyul m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 陳 (jin) meaning "precious". The meaning differs based on the hanja used to write it.... [more]
Jin-yup m Korean
Variant transcription of Jin-yeop.
Jioje m Rotuman
From Rotuma, an island of Polynesian people, close to 400km north of Fiji.... [more]
Jioji m Fijian
Fijian form of George.
Jionni m English
Variant of Gianni.
Jipareol f Bandial
Means "get ready for her" in Bandial.
Jippe m & f West Frisian
Variant form of Jibbe.
Jiqian m & f Chinese
From Chinese 繼 (jì) meaning "to continue, to maintain" combined with 遷 (qiān) meaning "to ascend, to go up", as well as other character combinations that can form this name.
Jiquan f Chinese
From the Chinese 姬 (jī) meaning "beauty, concubine" and 泉 (quán) meaning "spring, fountain, wealth".
Jîr m Kurdish
Means "wise" in Kurdish.
Jiraiya m & f Japanese Mythology, Popular Culture, English (Modern)
First used in the 1806 yomi-hon Jiraiya Monogatari (自来也説話) and then subsequently in the folklore Jiraiya Gōketsu Monogatari (児雷也豪傑譚), published as a series from 1839 to 1868, belonging to the main character who uses shape-shifting magic to morph into a gigantic toad... [more]
Jiranan f Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรนันท์ or จีรนันท์ (see Chiranan).
Jiranun f Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรนันท์ or จีรนันท์ (see Chiranan).
Jiraphol m Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรพล (see Chiraphon).
Jiraphon f Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรพร or จิราพร (see Chiraphon).
Jiraphon m Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรพล (see Chiraphon).
Jirapol m Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรพล (see Chiraphon).
Jirapon f Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรพร or จิราพร (see Chiraphon).
Jirapon m Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรพล (see Chiraphon).
Jiraporn f Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรพร or จิราพร (see Chiraphon).
Jirasak m Thai
Alternate transcription of Chirasak.
Jiravan f Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรวรรณ (see Chirawan).
Jiravat m Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรวัฒน์ (see Chirawat).
Jiravut m Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรวุฒิ (see Chirawut).
Jirawan f Thai
Alternate transcription of Chirawan.
Jirawat m Thai
Alternate transcription of Chirawat.
Jirawut m Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai จิรวุฒิ (see Chirawut).
Jirayu m & f Thai
Alternate transcription of Chirayu.
Jireh m & f Biblical, Filipino, English, English (African, Rare), French (African), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
From the second part of the place name יְהוָה יִרְאֶה‎ (YHWH yir'e) in the land of Moriah, meaning either "the Lord sees" (also "will see" or "will see to it") or "the Lord will provide," so named by Abraham after God provided a ram to sacrifice in place of his son Isaac.
Jiréna f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Irene.
Jireneùsz m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Irenaeus.
Jireth f & m Spanish (Caribbean)
Biblical, the original form is Jireh but caribbean spanish accent made people add the non-pronounced "t"
Jîrhat m Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish jîrik meaning "smart".
Jiri m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of George.
Jiříček m Czech
A diminutive of the male given name Jiří.
Jiřík m Czech
Diminutive of Jiří, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Jirjis m Arabic
Arabic form of George
Jirk m Kashubian
Diminutive of Jireneùsz.
Jirka f Kashubian
Diminutive of Jiréna.
Jirōemon m Japanese
Combination of 次 (ji) meaning "second" and 郎 (rou) meaning "son" with 右衛門 (uemon) (see Uemon). Other combinations of kanji characters can also be possible.
Jiromi f Spanish (Mexican, Rare), American (Hispanic, Modern, Rare)
Hispanic variant of Hiromi. Use of the name has perhaps been influenced by Hiromi Hayakawa (1982-2017), born Marla Hiromi Hayakawa Salas, a Mexican actress and singer of partial Japanese descent who competed on the Mexican reality television series La Academia in 2004.
Jiròni m Lengadocian (Archaic), Occitan (Archaic)
Occitan (Lengadocian, to be precise) form of Hieronymos (see Jerome).
Jirōta m Japanese (Rare)
This name combines 二 (ji, ni, futa, futata.bi, futa.tsu) meaning "two," 次 (shi, ji, tsugi, tsu.gu) meaning "next, second," 治 (ji, chi, osa.maru, osa.meru, nao.su, nao.ru) meaning "cure, govern, heal, reign, rule," 司 (shi, tsukasado.ru, tsukasa) meaning "administer, direct, government office, official, rule" or 道 (tou, dou, michi, ji) meaning "course, journey, road, street, moral principle" & 郎 (ryou, rou, otoko) meaning "son" or 朗 (rou, aki.raka, hoga.raka) meaning "bright, cheerful, clear, merry" with 太 (ta, tai, futo.i, futo.ru) meaning "big, plump, thick."... [more]
Jīròu m Chinese
From Chinese, 肌肉 (jīròu) meaning "muscle, flesh". Other character combinations can form this name as well.
Jirzy m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Jerzy (compare Jiří).
Jišaj m Czech (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Czech and Croatian form of Jesse.
Jisca f Biblical Swedish, Biblical French
Cognate of Iscah used in French and some Swedish translations of the Bible.
Jisebel f Biblical Swedish
Swedish form of Jezebel.
Ji-seo f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 智 (ji) "wisdom, knowledge, intelligence" and 瑞 (seo) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious".
Ji-seol f Korean
From Sino-Korean 智 "wisdom, knowledge, intelligence" or 志 "purpose, will, determination" (ji), and from Chinese-Korean 설, also spelled 薛 or 偰 in hanja and 雪 in Chinese “snow” (seol).
Ji-seon f & m Korean
Combination of a ji hanja, like 智 meaning "wisdom, intelligence," 志 meaning "aim, goal; mind, heart" or 趾 meaning "step, pace," and a seon hanja, such as 善 meaning "good, nice," 誠 meaning "sincerity; honesty, truth" or 宣 meaning "giving; mercy, kindness."
Jiseong f Korean
From Sino-Korean 智 (ji) "wisdom, knowledge, intelligence" and 聖 "holy, sacred; sage".
Jiseppi m Sicilian
Variant of Giseppi.
Jisepu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Joseph.
Jishaj m Biblical Swedish
Form of Jesse used in the Swedish translation of the Bible.
Jiska f Biblical, Dutch, German (Rare), Biblical German
Form of Iscah used in the Dutch, Danish, Finnish, and German translations of the Bible.
Jiska f West Frisian
Variant of Jiske.
Jiske f Jewish, Yiddish
Possibly a Yiddish variant of Jiska.
Jiske f West Frisian
Feminine form of Jis.
Jiskra f Czech (Rare)
Czech form of Iskra.
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".
Ji-sun f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 지선 (see Ji-seon).
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]
Jitao f Chinese
From the Chinese 季 (jì) meaning "season" and 桃 (táo) meaning "peach, marriage".
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.
Jitu f & m Aymara
Means "halo" in Aymara.
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.
Jiwaki f & m Aymara
Means "loveliness" in Aymara.
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".
Jiyao f Chinese
From the Chinese 冀 (jì) meaning "hope for, wish" and 瑶 (yáo) meaning "precious jade".
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-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.
Jiyuan f Chinese
From the Chinese 吉 (jí) meaning "auspicious, lucky, good" and 媛 (yuàn) meaning "beauty, beautiful woman".
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.
Joachaz m Biblical Latin, Biblical, Biblical French, Biblical Polish
French, Polish, and Latin form and variant of Jehoahaz.
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.
Joakim m Albanian
Albanian version of Joachim
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.
Joany f Brazilian (Rare, ?)
Most likely a variant of Joane.
Joao m Portuguese (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of João.
Joar m & f Basque
From the name of mount Joar, located between the Basque Country and Navarre.
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 Middle Persian (Latinized)
Meaning unknown. 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)... [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.
Jocabeth f American (Hispanic, Rare)
Variant of Jocabed, a Spanish form of Jochebed (occurring in multiple Spanish translations of the Bible).
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.