Submitted Names Starting with J

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Jediel m Biblical (Hellenized)
Variant transcription of Jediael, as used in 1 Chronicles 7:6 and 11:45.... [more]
Jedihel m Biblical
Variant transcription of Jediael, as used in 1 Chronicles 11:45 and 12:20.... [more]
Jędra m Vilamovian
Vilamovian form of Jędrzej.
Jędrek m Polish
Originally a diminutive of the now obsolete Jędrzej, this name is now used as a diminutive of Andrzej.
Jedrick m Polish
A boy's name of Polish origin which means "a strong man".
Jędruś m Polish
Originally a diminutive of the now obsolete Jędrzej, this name is now used as a diminutive of Andrzej.
Jeduthan m Biblical, English (Puritan), Biblical Hebrew
Meaning, "praising." Jeduthun was one of the chiefs of the temple choir during the time of David. Jeduthun belonged to the Merari family of the tribe of Levi. He is considered to be the same person as Ethan... [more]
Jedvard m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Eadweard.
Jedwiga f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Jadwiga.
Jee m Pakistani
Transferred use of the surname Jee.
Jeeʹfem m Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Yefim.
Jeek m Luxembourgish
Vernacular form of Jacques.
Jeeles m & f Scots
Variant of both masculine and feminine Giles.
Jeeli m Finnish
Finnish pet form of Joel or a Finnish pet form of names ending with -iel.
Jeemie m Scots
Diminutive of Jeams.
Jeemooth m Hindi
Means "cloud" in Hindi.
Jeenie f English (Rare)
Variant of Jennie
Jeerasak m Thai
Alternate transcription of Chirasak.
Jeesus m Biblical Finnish, Theology
Estonian and Finnish form of Jesus.
Jeeta m Hindi
Means "invincible", "unconquerable", "winner".
Jeevan f & m Punjabi
"Life" or "bringer of life"
Jeeyar m Indian
only one aryan family who are priests and nature lovers who are still living in india.... [more]
Jeezer m Biblical
Jeezer was a son of Gilead of the Tribe of Manasseh according to Numbers 26:30.
Jeferson m Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Portuguese, Spanish and Filipino adoption of Jefferson.
Jeffie m & f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Jeff, sometimes used as a feminine form.
Jeffri m Medieval Cornish
Cornish form of Geoffrey.
Jeffy m English
Diminutive of Jeffrey.
Jefim m Estonian
Estonian transcription of Russian Ефим (see Yefim).
Jefra f English
Feminine form of Jeffrey.
Jefrasinnia f Belarusian
Variant transliteration of Ефрасіння (see Efrasinnia).
Jefri m Indonesian
Indonesian form of Jeffrey.
Jefrosinija f Latvian, Lithuanian
Latvian and Lithuanian form of Euphrosyne.
Jefta m Dutch
Dutch form of Jephthah.
Jefte m Biblical Hungarian
Hungarian form of Jephthah.
Jegede m Nigerian (Modern)
A very active person that moves around a lot
Jegor m Estonian
Estonian transcription of Russian Егор (see Yegor).
Jegu m Breton
Variant of Jagu.
Jegudiel m Judeo-Christian-Islamic Legend
Variant form of Jehudiel. This is the name of one of the seven archangels in the Eastern Orthodox tradition.
Jeh f Persian Mythology
Possibly derived from the Arabic verb جَاءَ (ja'a) meaning "to come, to bring". In Zoroastrianism, Jeh is the consort of Ahriman, and is a demon of lasciviousness who is associated with the menstrual cycle, improper behaviour and the defilement of women.
Je-ha m & f Korean
Combination of a je hanja, like 濟 meaning "cross; help, assist" or 祭 meaning "ancestral rites," and a ha hanja, such as 河 meaning "water; river, creek" or 夏 meaning "summer."
Jehad m Arabic
Variant transcription of Jihad.
Jehaleel m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "God is praised."
Jehan f & m Arabic (Egyptian), Persian (Rare, ?)
Alternate transcription of Arabic جيهان (See Jihan) as a feminine name or Persian جهان (see Jahan) as a masculine name.... [more]
Jehannes m West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian form of Johannes.
Jehdeiah m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "God gladdens."
Jeĥezkelo m Esperanto
Esperanto form of Ezekiel.
Jehhezkelo m Esperanto
Variant of Jeĥezkelo, the Esperanto form of Ezekiel. (Esperanto's creator, Doctor Ludwig L. Zamenhof, allowed the use of hh as a substitute for ĥ, which printers often lacked type for.)
Jehial m Ancient Hebrew
Variant spelling of Jehiel.
Jehiël m Dutch
Dutch form of Jehiel.
Jehoahaz m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "God holds fast." Diminutive is Ahaz.
Jehoel m Biblical Hebrew (?)
The name of an angel in the apocryphal Apocalypse of Abraham.
Jehoiada m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "God knew." It was the name of at least three people in the Hebrew Bible.
Jehonadab m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "Jehovah is willing."
Jehoova m Theology
Estonian form of Jehovah.
Jehoshabeath f Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of Jehosheba.
Jehosua m Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Judeo-Anglo-Norman form of Yehoshua.
Jehóva m Theology
Icelandic form of Jehovah.
Jehova m Theology
Form of Jehovah in various languages.
Jehozabad m Biblical
Son of Shomer, was one of the assassinators of King Joash of Judah. II Kings 12:21. "This person is called Zabad, in 2 Chron... [more]
Jehozadak m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "God is just."
Je-hsin f & m Chinese
It means "enthusiast" in Chinese.
Jehudà m Judeo-Catalan
Catalan form of Judah. A well-known bearer is the converso cartographer Jehudà Cresques (1360-1410).
Jehudiel m Judeo-Christian-Islamic Legend
Derived from the Hebrew יהודיאל (Yehudiel) which meant "praise of God" (compare Judah). Jehudiel was one of the seven archangels in Eastern Orthodox tradition.
Jehudijah f Biblical, Hebrew
Means "Jewess" in Hebrew, thus making this name the feminine form of Jehudi. In the bible, this was the name of one of the wives of Mered.
Jeian m Filipino
From John
Jeiel m Biblical
Jeiel is referred to as the "father of Gibeon" and is an ancestor of King Saul.
Jeike f East Frisian
Variant of Geike.
Jeiran f & m Persian, Georgian
Derived from Persian جیران (jeiran) meaning "gazelle, deer". The word was adopted into Georgian as ჯეირანი (jeirani), where it means "springbok" and has also become the name for a type of Georgian dance... [more]
Jeison m Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Jason, reflecting the English pronunciation.... [more]
Jejomar m Filipino
Combination of Jesús, José, and María. A notable bearer is Jejomar Binay (1942-), a former Vice President of the Philippines.
Jeka f Serbian, Croatian (Rare)
Used as a nickname for Jelena or Jelisaveta.
Jeka m Georgian (Rare)
Contracted form of Jemuka, which is a diminutive of Jemal.
Jekamiah m Biblical (?)
1 Chronicles 2:41 Jekamiah was the son of Shallum and the father of Elishama.
Jekatisvar m Tamil
Tamil form of Jagdishwar.
Jekesai f Shona
"Make it clear". Meant to speak to neighbor or family to make clear their position or purpose.
Jekesoni m Fijian
Possibly a Fijian form of Jackson.
Jeko m Georgian
Contracted form of Jemiko, which is a diminutive of Jemal.
Jekub m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Jakub.
Jekuna m Georgian (Rare)
Diminutive of Jeka and Jeko, as it contains the Georgian diminutive suffix -უნა (-una).
Jekuthiel m Biblical, Jewish, Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Means "hope of the Lord" or "congregation of the Lord" in Hebrew.
Jêla f Kurdish
Means "upward" or "from above" in Kurdish.
Jelda f East Frisian
Short form of names that contained the Old Frisian name elements jelda "to pay; to return; to yield; to repay; to owe a dept" or gelda/hjeld "money". The name Jelda was most commonly used in the 16th and 17th centuries and finally revived in the 20th century.
Jeldau f West Frisian
Variant spelling of Geldau.
Jeldert m West Frisian
Frisian form of Ethelhard (see Adalhard), or a variant spelling of Geldert.
Jeldrik m East Frisian, North Frisian
Derived from Old Frisian jeld "money; sacrifice", ultimately from Proto-Germanic *geldą "reward, gift, money", and from Old Frisian rīke "rich; powerful", ultimately from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz "mighty".
Jelenka f Serbian, Croatian
Diminutive of Jelena.
Jelenko m Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian masculine form of Jelenka.
Jeli f Finnish
Finnish dialectal pet form of Jelena.
Jelija f Russian
Russian form of Aelia.
Jelimir m Croatian, Serbian
The first element of this name is derived from Serbo-Croatian jelen "deer, stag, buck", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic (j)elenъ "deer, stag". The second element is either derived from Slavic mir "peace" or Slavic mer "great, famous".
Jelina f East Frisian (Rare, Archaic), Swedish (Rare)
Archaic elaboration of East Frisian Jela that was recorded in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Jelina f Luxembourgish (Archaic)
Vernacular diminutive of Angela and Angèle.
Jelisa f English (American, Rare)
Corruption of names like Melissa or Alyssa but starting with a 'j'. It may also take influence from Jessica.
Jelisava f Serbian
Short from of Jelisaveta.
Jelislav m Croatian
The first element of this name is derived from Serbo-Croatian jelen "deer, stag, buck", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic (j)elenъ "deer, stag". The second element is derived from Slavic slav "glory".
Jelislava f Slovene
Feminine form of Jelislav.
Jelita f Indonesian
Means "pretty, beautiful, lovely" or "angelic" in Indonesian.
Jeļizaveta f Latvian
Latvian borrowing of Yelizaveta.
Jelizaveta f Russian
Varian transliteration of Elizaveta.
Jelke m Dutch
Masculine form of Jelka.
Jelkica f Croatian
Diminutive of Jelka.
Jella f West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare), German (Rare), Hungarian (Rare, Archaic)
Frisian feminine form of Jelle and German short form of Gabriella as well as a Hungarian borrowing of both names.... [more]
Jellia f English (Archaic), Literature
Character in the Wizard of Oz novel.
Jelly f & m English
Pet form of names with the syllable -gel or -jel, such as Angel, Angelica and Angelie.
Jellyn f Filipino
Variant of Jelyn.
Jelmer m West Frisian, Dutch
Modern West Frisian form of Adalmar via Ethelmer, but it is also possible that it is a variant form of Gelmer (see also my comment for Jelle) in some cases.
Jelscha f Romansh
Variant of Elisabet.
Jelte m West Frisian, Dutch, East Frisian
Frisian variant form of Jelle.
Jelto m Dutch (Rare)
Diminutive of Jelle.
Jem f Popular Culture, English (Rare)
Variant of Gem and a short form of Jemima or possibly Jerrica. This name was used for the name of the title character in the 80s American animated TV series: JEM.... [more]
Jemaine m English (New Zealand, Rare)
Most likely a variant of Jermaine or possibly a name of Maori origin. A famous bearer of this name is New Zealand actor Jemaine Clement (1974-).
Jemal m Abkhaz, Amharic, Georgian
Abkhaz, Amharic and Georgian form of Jamal.
Jemal f Turkmen
Means "beautiful" in Turkmen.
Jemaliko m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian diminutive of Jemal.
Jemar m Filipino
Combination of Jesus and Maria or Mary.
Jemda m & f Dagbani
Means "worshipper" in Dagbani.
Jemel m African American (Rare)
Maybe a variant of Jamal or Jamil.
Jemeljan m Estonian
Estonian transcription of Russian Емельян (see Yemelyan).
Jemell f Filipino, English (Modern)
Perhaps a variant of Jamel or Gemelle.
Jemere m Amharic
Means "he began" in Amharic.
Jemerson m Brazilian
Transferred use of the surname Jemerson.... [more]
Jemialjan m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Aemilianus (see Emiliano).
Jemiina f Finnish
A variant spelling of Jemina.
Jemiko m Georgian
Diminutive of Jemal and Jemo.
Jemila f Muslim (Rare), Judeo-Spanish, Jewish (?)
Rare variant transcription of Jamila.
Jemily f English
A combination of Jemma and Emily
Jêmîn m Jèrriais
Jèrriais cognate of Jamie.
Jemina f Finnish, Swedish (Rare), English (Rare), Literature
Cognate form of Jemima (perhaps by association with the Latin name Gemina). F. Scott Fitzgerald used this in his short story Jemina, the Mountain Girl (1921).
Jeminah f Hebrew
Variant of Jemima.
Jemmica f English (American)
Possible variant of "Jennica".
Jemmie m Scots
Variant of Jamie.
Jemmy f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Jemma and Jemima.
Jemo m Georgian
Short form of Jemal.
Jemp m Luxembourgish
Luxembourgish form of Jean 1-Pierre.
Jemuël m Dutch
Dutch form of Jemuel.
Jemuel m Biblical, Hebrew
Means "day of god".... [more]
Jemuka m Georgian (Rare)
Diminutive of Jemal and Jemo.
Jen m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Jan 1.
Jen m Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 堅 (jen) meaning "hard, firm" or 健 (jen) meaning "healthy, strong" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way. ... [more]
Jéňa f Czech
Diminutive of Jenovefa.
Jenai f Chinese
Chinese for loved one or cherished. It is used as the Chinese nickname for the main character in the novel and movie, "The Inn of the Sixth Happiness."
Jenaida f Filipino
Probably a variant of either Junaidah (also found spelled as Jonaida and Junaida) or Zenaida.
Jenalise f English (American, Rare)
Jenalise is a rare American feminine name combined of Jessica,Jena, and Lisa.
Jenalyn f Filipino (Modern), English (Modern)
Combination of Jena and the popular suffix lyn.
Jenan f Arabic
Variant of Jinan.
Jenara f Basque, Spanish
Feminine form of Jenaro.
Jenay f English (Modern)
Elaborated form of Jen or variant of Janae.
Jenaya f English (Australian)
Variant of Janae, influenced by Jennifer.... [more]
Jencarlos m Spanish
A combination of Jean and Carlos. ... [more]
Jencyn m & f Welsh
Although not a popular name, it is still used in many areas worldwide. In Wales it is usually masculine and is pronounced "JEHN-KIN", and normally refers to someone tough but kind and compassionate... [more]
Jenda m Czech
Diminutive of Jan 1, not used as a given name in its own right.
Jenda m & f Dagbani
It means Outstanding or exceptional when used as a verb, but when used as a noun it means responsibility
Jendayi m Zimbabwean
Means thankful.
Jène m Walloon
Walloon form of Eugène.
Jene m East Frisian (Rare, Archaic)
East Frisian short form of Johannes, recorded between the 16th and the 19th centuries.
Jenefer f Cornish
Variant of Jenifer.
Jenel m Romanian
Diminutive of Jean 1.
Jenell f English
Variant of Jenelle.
Jenella f English
A variant of Janella, a diminutive of Jenelle, or a combination of the name Jen and the popular suffix 'ella'.
Jenene f English
Variant of Janene.
Jenephie f Medieval English
Etymology uncertain, although it may be a corrupted form of Jennifer or Genevieve.
Jenerous f & m Obscure
Variant of Generous.
Jenet f Scots, Cornish (Archaic)
Scots and Cornish form of Janet.
Jenette f English
Variant of Jeanette.
Jeneum m Mormon
Nephite commander.
Jeneva f English
Variant of Geneva.
Jenevie f Filipino
Variant of Genevie.
Jenevieve f English (Modern, Rare)
Apparently a variant of Genevieve.
Jenghis m Chinese
Variant of Genghis.
Jenia f Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Женя (see Zhenya).
Jenica f Romanian
Originally a diminutive of Eugenia, used as a given name in its own right.
Jenica f English
Variant of Jennica.
Jenică m Romanian
Diminutive of Eugen.
Jenick m Medieval Romansh
Diminutive of Jan 1.
Jenicka f English (Modern)
Spelling variant of Jennica, which is a modern name that was created by combining popular names Jennifer and Jessica.
Jenico m Medieval Occitan
Medieval Gascon form of Ignatius.
Jénie f French (Archaic)
Local diminutive of Eugénie found in the Poitou-Charentes region of France.
Jeniel m Spanish (Caribbean, Rare)
Combination of Jesús with any name ending in -iel, such as Daniel and Gabriel... [more]
Jenifry f Cornish
Cornish form of Gwenfrewi.
Jeník m Czech
Diminutive form of Jan.
Jenikka f Filipino (Rare)
Variant of Jennica used in the Philippines.
Jenilee f English (American, Modern)
Probably a combination of Jenny and Lee. Actress Jenilee Harrison bears this name.