Submitted Names Starting with J

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Jambroży m Polish (Archaic)
Dialectal variant of Ambroży.
Jambul m Georgian
Georgian form of Janpolad. Also compare the Kazakh name Zhambyl, which is related and tends to get georgianized to Jambul in Georgia.
Jambulat m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of Janpolad. This name is rare, because the standard Georgian form of that name is Jambul.
Jamdani f & m Indian
Possibly from the name of a fine muslin fabric, traditionally made in Bangladesh. The name is of Persian origin, from jam "flower" and dani "vase". ... [more]
Jamee f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Jamie.
Jameka f African American
This is the middle name of tennis player Serena Williams.
Jamel m Arabic (Maghrebi), Filipino, Maranao, African American
Alternate transcription of Arabic جمال (see Jamal) chiefly used in Northern Africa, as well as the Maranao form.
Jamelah f Filipino, Maranao, Malay
Maranao and Malay form of Jamila.
Jameleddine m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Jamal ad-Din (chiefly Tunisian).
Jamelene f African American
Feminine form of Jamal.
Jamelia f English
Variant of Jamilia.
Jamelle f & m English (American, Rare)
This given name is probably a combination of any name starting with Jam- (such as James and Jamal) with any name ending in -elle (such as Isabelle and Michelle).... [more]
Jamesetta f African American
An elaborate feminine form of James, borne by famous singer Etta James as her birth name.
Jamesha f Urdu
Means "Beautiful leader"
Jamesia f English (American, Rare)
Feminine form of James. In some cases it might also be derived from Jamesia, the name of a genus of shrubs in the Hydrangeaceae also known as cliffbush or waxflower... [more]
Jamesy m & f English (Rare)
Variant of James, also used as a female form of James.
Jamesynn f & m English (American)
Variant spelling of Jameson, a surname meaning “son of James.”
Jamette f Medieval French
Feminine form of Jamet.
Jamez m English
Variant of James.
Jami f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Punjabi, Marathi, Malayalam, Sinhalese, Telugu, Assamese, Odia
MEANING : a virtuous or respectable woman, Sister, daughter -in-law. (It is name of an Apsara)
Jamia f African American
Possibly a feminine version of the name Jamie.
Jamica f English (American)
Elaborated form of Mica or Jamie
Jamielee f English (Rare)
Combination of Jamie and Lee.
Jamieson m English
From the Scottish surname Jamieson. Prominent user is voice actor Jamieson Kent Price.
Jamile f & m Portuguese (Brazilian), English (American, Rare)
Variant of Jamila. It is strictly feminine in Brazil and unisex in the United States.
Jamileth f Spanish (Latin American), Central American
Variant of Yamilet mostly used in Nicaragua.
Jamillia f American (Rare)
Elaborated form of Jamila.
Jamin m Spanish
Diminutive of Benjamin.
Jamina f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transliteration of Yamina.
Jaminka f Vlach
Vlach form of Jasmine.
Jamique m & f English (Rare)
Elaboration of James.
Jamira f African American (Modern)
Feminine form of Jamir, or a blend of the popular phonetic prefix ja with the name Amira 1.
Jamiroquai m English (Modern, Rare)
In the case of the band of the same name, which influenced first name usage in the 1990s and 2000s, they conceived it as a combination of jam and iroquai (the latter of the two is based on the Native American confederacy, the Iroquois).
Jamisha f African American (Modern)
Variant of Jamesha, a combination of the phonetic elements ja, mee and sha.
Jamjen m Marshallese
Marshallese form of Samson.
Jamlet m Georgian (Rare)
Meaning and origin unknown. It might perhaps be a Georgian variant of Hamlet, which is used in both Georgia and its neighbouring country Armenia. However, it is probably more likely that Jamlet is of Persian origin, in which case the first element is likely the same as the one in either Jambulat or Jamshid.... [more]
Jamlong m & f Thai
Alternate transcription of Chamlong.
Jamma m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Jáma.
Jammal m Arabic (Rare), Urdu (Rare), African American
Alternate transcription of Jamal.
Jammee m & f English
Diminutive of Jamie.
Jammey f English (American)
This name is linked to Jammie, Jamie, James. Which makes her a 3rd Generational Favorite Young Achievable Woman!.. L.L.L.JMJ³
Jammi m Finnish
Variant form of Jami.
Jammie f & m English
Variant of Jamie.
Jammu m Finnish
Finnish variant form of Jammi.
Jammy f & m English
Variant of Jamie.
Jamol m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Jamal.
Jamolbibi f Uzbek
Derived from jamol meaning "beauty" and bibi meaning "learned woman".
Jamoloy f Uzbek
Derived from jamol meaning "beauty" and oy meaning "moon".
Jampa m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan བྱམས་པ (byams pa) meaning "kindness, benevolence".
Jamphel m Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan འཇམ་དཔལ ('jam dpal) meaning "gentle splendour", derived from འཇམ ('jam) meaning "soft" and དཔལ (dpal) "splendour, glory, magnificence".
Jamppa m Finnish
Finnish variant form of Jami.
Jamrych m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Emeryk.
Jâms m Welsh (Rare)
Welsh borrowing of James.
Jamuel m Biblical, Biblical Latin
Form of Jemuel used in the Douay-Rheims Bible (1582-1610; English) and the Clementine Vulgate (1592; Latin). The latter was the official Bible of the Roman Catholic Church for nearly four centuries: from the year it was published until 1979... [more]
Jamukha m Medieval Mongolian
Of uncertain etymology. Jamukha was a Mongol military and political leader and the chief rival to Temüjin (later Genghis Khan) in the unification of the Mongol tribes.
Jāmun f & m Hindi, Indian
From Hindi जामुन (jāmun) meaning "Java plum, berry, blackberry".
Jamuna f Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Odia, Tamil, Assamese, Telugu
From the name of the Yamuna River, a tributary of the Ganges that flows through northern India. The name is probably derived from Sanskrit यम (yama) meaning "twin", so named because the river flows parallel to the Ganges.
Jamuqa f & m Aymara
Means "drawing" in Aymara.
Jamy f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Jamie.
Jamya f African American (Modern)
Likely an invented name combining the popular phonetic elements ja, my and ya, and sharing a sound with other popular names such as Amaya, Kamiyah, Shamya and Janiyah... [more]
Jamyan m & f Mongolian (Rare)
Mongolian form of Jamyang.
JaMychal m African American (Rare)
Variant of Jamichael. This is borne by the American basketball player JaMychal Green (1990-).
Jamyleth f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Presumably a rare variant of Yamileth.
Jamyra f African American (Rare)
Variant of Jamira, or a combination of the popular phonetic prefix ja and Myra... [more]
Jamyron m African American (Rare)
Possibly a blend of Jamie or Jamar and Myron.
Jamys m Manx
Manx form of James.
Jan m & f Kazakh, Persian
Kazakh word that translates to "soul" (ultimately derived from Persian). Often used in the same context as "dear" in Kazakh and other Islamic languages, as in the Kazakh name Muhammedjan, which translates to "dear Muhammed" in Kazakh.
Jan m Circassian, Adyghe, Kabardian
Circassian "sharp". Can be used in combination with other names, usually appearing at the end.
Jana f Arabic
Old Arabic name meaning gifts or bounty from the harvest.
Jana f Swahili
Means "yesterday" in Swahili.
Jana f Spanish
Diminutive of Alejandra.
Jana f Portuguese
Diminutive of Joana.
Jana f Persian
Jana is a Persian name which means "my darling" or "my soul".
Janah f Indonesian
Variant of Jannah.
Janai m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "God answers."
Janak m Indian
Father of Sita Devi, wife of Lord Ram of the Indian epic Ramayana. Means "Father" in the sense of a patron(?)
Janaki f & m Indian
Meaning uncertain. This is an epithet of the Hindu heroine Sita, daughter of King Janaka.
Janalyn f English (Rare)
Combination of Janna and the popular name suffix lyn.
Janani f Sinhalese
Sinhalese name
Janaq m Albanian
Probably the Albanian form of Yannakis (see Giannakis). Also compare the similar names Kristaq and Petraq.... [more]
Janar m Estonian
Variant of Jaan via the feminine form Jana 1.
Janasia f English
May be a contraction of Janet or Jane and Asia.
Janavi f Indian
the beauty of the water
Janay f English (Modern, Rare)
Apparently a variant of Janae.
Janay f Karachay-Balkar
From the Persian جان (jân) meaning "soul" and Karachay-Balkar ай (ay) meaning "moon".
Janaya f English
An elaborated spelling variant of Janae.
Janbertus m East Frisian
Combination of Jan and Albertus.
Jancey f Scots
Diminutive of Janet.
Jancie f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Jancis.
Jančis f Czech (Rare)
Possibly a diminutive of Jana 1.
Jancis f English (Rare)
Blend of Jan 2 and Francis. This name is most notably borne by Jancis Robinson (b. 1950), an English wine critic, journalist and author who has won multiple awards for her work.
Jancis m Latvian
Diminutive of Jānis.
Jancke f Afrikaans
Variant of Janke.
Jancora m Mari
From Mari jano meaning "flint" and cora meaning "boy".
Jancy f Faroese
Variant of Jansý.
Janczysława f Medieval Polish
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a misreading of the name Pęcisława.
Jandaia f Tupi
Means "parrot" in Tupi.
Jandar m Mari
Means "clean, tidy" in Mari.
Jander m German (Silesian, Archaic), Silesian (Archaic), Medieval Slavic
Medieval Silesian German and medieval Silesian form of Andrew.
Janders m East Frisian
Combination of Jan and Sanders.
Jandet f Karachay-Balkar
From the Arabic جنّة (jannah) meaning "garden".
Jan-di f Korean
Jan-di (surname is Geum) is one of the main characters of well-known 2009 South-Korean drama Boys Over Flowers. She is the main character's love interest.
Jandira f Tupi, Brazilian, New World Mythology
Derived from Old Tupi jurandira, itself derived from jura "mouth" and ndieira "honey bee", and thus commonly interpreted as "she who says sweet words".... [more]
Jandra f Spanish
Diminutive of Alejandra.
Jandro m Croatian
Variant of Andrija via Andro.
Jandry m Spanish
Spanish, Cuban. 19th century.
Jáne m Greenlandic
Greenlandic variant of Jan 1.
Jâne f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Jane.
Jane f Slovene (Rare)
Feminine form of Janez.
Jane f Estonian
Variant of Janne 2.
Janė f Lithuanian
Short form of Janina.
Janeane f English
Variant spelling of Janine. A known bearer of this name is the American stand-up comedian Janeane Garofalo (b. 1964).
Janeck m Danish, Swedish
Variant of Janek.
Janeczek m Polish
Diminutive of Jan 1.
Janed f Medieval Breton
Breton form of Jeanne.
Janeen f English
Variant of Janine.
Janeene f English
Variant of Jeanine.
Janeese f African American (Modern)
Elaborated form of Jane, or a combination of the phonetic elements ja and nees... [more]
Janeice f English
Combination of Janice and Berneice.
Janeiro m Portuguese (African), Spanish (Caribbean), Spanish (Latin American)
Derived from Portuguese janeiro "January".
Janej m Croatian
Croatian form of Jannaeus.
Janeka f Estonian
Feminine form of Janek.
Janeli f Estonian
Combination of Estonian Jane and the syllable -li-, most commonly derived from Eliisabet.
Janell f English
Variant of Janelle.
Janelys f American (Hispanic, Modern)
A variant of the Zapotec name Nayeli. It means "loved".
Janequa f Guanche (Rare)
From Guanche *jəneqa, meaning "hopeless". This was recorded as the name of a 9-year-old Guanche girl from La Palma who was sold at the slave market in Valencia in 1494.
Janerik m Swedish
Combination of Jan 1 and Erik. Most often spelled with a hyphen, Jan-Erik.
Janesse f English (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a variant or elaboration of Janessa.
Janet m Romansh (Archaic)
Diminutive of Jan 1.
Janet f Sorbian
Sorbian borrowing of Jeannette.
Janeta f Bulgarian, Romanian
Bulgarian and Romanian borrowing of Jeannette.
Janete f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese borrowing of Janet and Janette.
Janeu m Portuguese (Archaic)
Portuguese form of Jannaeus.
Janfrid f Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of the masculine name Jan 1 and the Old Norse name element fríðr "beautiful" (originally "beloved").
Jang m Luxembourgish
Luxembourgish form of Jean 1.
Jang m Korean, History
Meaning unknown. This was the personal name of Crown Prince Uigyeong (1438-1457), son of King Sejo and father of King Seongjong.
Jang-hwa f Literature
Means "rose flower" from Sino-Korean 薔花. Jang-hwa is the name of one of the heroines in the Korean folktale "The Story of Jang-hwa and Hong-ryeon".
Janghwan m Korean
From 장 and 煥 "shining, brilliant, lustrous".
Jangli m Luxembourgish
Vernacular of Jang, the fictional character Jangli the train is a main nameholder
Jang-mi f Korean
From Sino-Korean 薔薇 "rose".
Jang-mi f Korean
From Sino-Korean 薔薇 (jang-mi) meaning "rose", or 张 (jang) meaning "stretch, spread, open" or 章 (jang) meaning "chapter, section, seal, stamp, badge" combined with combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beauty"... [more]
Jango m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Django.
Jangwa m Swahili
Means "desert" in Swahili.
Jangyoung m Korean
From 장 and 永 meaning "long, lengthy," 英 meaning "floral decoration; excellent, outstanding" or 榮 meaning "prosperity, glory,".
Janha m & f Shona
Meaning "one's turn; chance; opportunity".
Janhild f Faroese
Combination of the masculine name Jan 1 and the Old Norse name element hildr "battle, fight".
Jañhr m Kalmyk
Meaning unknown. Jañhr was a hero to the Kalmyk people of Russia.
Jania f Kazakh
Variant transliteration of Жания (see Zhaniya).
Janibek m Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Zhanibek.
Janica f Croatian, Slovene
Originally a diminutive of Jana, used as a given name in its own right.
Janica f Finnish
A variant of Janika.
Janicia f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Elaboration of Janice influenced by Alicia or else a variant of Janisha.
Janick m & f Breton, French
Variant of Yanick.
Janíčko m Slovak
Diminutive of Jan.
Janiece f English
Variant of Janice.
Janiek f & m Dutch
Variant spelling of Janique, which is more phonetical in nature. Like Janique, this name has been in use in the Netherlands since at least 1964.
Janiel m Spanish (Caribbean, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Yaniel (in the Spanish Caribbean) and the Portuguese form of Yaniel (in Brazil). A known bearer of this name is Janiel Simon (b... [more]
Janiela f Polish (Rare)
Dialectal variant of Aniela.
Janielcia f Polish
Diminutive of Janiela.
Janiele f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Janelle.
Janier m Spanish (Latin American)
Variant spelling of Yanier. A known bearer of this name is Janier Acevedo (b. 1985), a Colombian professional road racing cyclist.
Janig f Breton
Technically a diminutive of Janed and thus a Breton cognate of Jeannette, this name is now used as the Breton form of Jeanne.
Janihtá f Sami
Sami form of Janita.
Janiinná f Sami
Sami form of Janina.
Janík m Slovak
Diminutive of Ján.
Janik m Slovene
Slovene form of John.
Janika f Slovene
Originally a diminutive of Jana 1, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Janilee f English
combination of JANA and Lee
Janinka f Czech
Diminutive of Jana 1, not used as a given name in its own right.
Janiqua f African American (Modern)
An invented name using the popular phonetic elements ja, nee and qua... [more]
Janique f & m Dutch
In the Netherlands, this name has been in use since at least 1964 and is predominantly borne by females. For male bearers, this name is a blend of Jan 1 with a masculine French name that ends in -ique, such as Dominique... [more]
Janira f Spanish, Catalan
Spanish and Catalan form of Ianeira.
Janire f Basque
Basque form of Janira.
Janis m Dutch
Variant of Jannis.
Janisha f English (American, Rare), African American
Elaboration of Jane using the suffix -isha. Possibly inspired by the sound of Tanisha.
Janislav m Bulgarian, Croatian (Rare), Slovene (Rare)
Variant transcription of Янислав (see Yanislav).
Janisław m Polish
Polish form of Janislav.
Janislaw m Bulgarian (Germanized)
German transcription of Yanislav.
Janisława f Polish
Feminine form of Janisław.
Janislawa f Bulgarian (Germanized)
German transcription of Yanislava.
Janison f & m English (Rare)
Of unknown meaning. Possibly from a rare American surname (see Janison) that means son of Jane... [more]
Janissa f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Combination of Jane with the -issa suffix from Melissa. Possibly a variant of Janessa.