Submitted Names Starting with J

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Jenine f English
Variant of Jeannine.
Jenique f African American
Combination of Jen and the suffix -ique.
Jenis m Faroese
Faroese younger form of Jænis.
Jenis f Obscure
Variant of Janice.
Jenisa f Albanian (Rare)
Feminine form of Jenis.
Jenise f English
Rhyming variant of Denise.
Jenissa f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Combination of Jen and the popular name suffix -issa from Melissa. Possibly a variant of Jenessa.
Jeniver f English (Modern, Rare)
Originally an obsolete form of Juniper, ultimately derived from French genèvre, this name has resurfaced in recent times, likely influenced by the popularity of Jennifer.
Jenjen f Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Diminutive of Jennifer, Jeanette and similar names.
Jenkin m & f English (Puritan), Medieval English
Diminutive of John as well as a diminutive of Sybil.
Jenna f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Joanna via the form Janna.
Jenna f Cornish
Cornish form of Jane.
Jennag f Scots
Caithness Scots diminutive of Jenet.
Jennah f English
Variant of Jenna.
Jennalee f English (Modern)
Combination of Jenna and Lee.
Jennaline f English
Elaboration of Jenna with the popular name suffix -line (see: Caroline).
Jennalyn f Filipino (Modern), English (Modern)
Combination of Jenna and the popular suffix -lyn.
Jennasee f English
Variant of Genesee.
Jennavieve f English (American)
Variant of Genevieve that was given to 14 girls in 2017.
Jenne m & f Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Masculine and feminine (short) form of Johannes.
Jenne f English
Diminutive of Jennifer.
Jenneke f & m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant of Jenne, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
Jennel f Hebrew
Means “God is gracious.”
Jennelle f English
Variant of Jenelle.
Jennene f English
Variant of Janine.
Jenner m & f English (Rare), Brazilian
Transferred use of the surname Jenner. As a feminine name, it can also be a contracted form of Jennifer.
Jennesa f English
Variant of Janessa.
Jennese f English
A variant of Janice or Janeese
Jennessa f English (Canadian, Gallicized, Modern)
Its kinda like Jenessa or Jennesa but double trouble
Jennet f English (Archaic), Medieval English, Medieval Scottish, Scottish (Archaic)
Variant of Janet found in medieval documents from England, Scotland and Ireland.
Jennet f Turkmen
Turkmen form of Cennet.
Jenniflore f Haitian Creole
Probably a combination of the names Jenny or Jennifer and Flora.
Jenniina f Finnish (Modern)
A variant spelling of Jennina.
Jennika f English (Modern, Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
English variant of Jennica, as well as a Swedish diminutive of Jenny, influenced by Annika.
Jennîn f Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Jeannine.
Jennina f Finnish (Modern, Rare), Swedish (Rare)
A diminutive of Jenni, used independently.
Jennings m English
Transferred use of the surname Jennings.
Jennise f American (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Janise influenced by names that begin with the element Jen-, such as Jennifer and Jenny.
Jennison m & f English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Jennison.
Jennleyg f Faroese
Combination of names beginning with the element Jen-, particularly Jenný, and the Old Norse element laug, itself most likely derived from Proto-Germanic *-lauʒ- "to celebrate marriage, to swear a holy oath; to be dedicated, promised (in names)".
Jenno f Scots
Orcadian Scots diminutive of Jenet.
Jennsen f Literature
Character from Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth books.
Jennyanydots f Theatre
It is the name of a principal cat in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats. She is a seemingly lazy Jellicle cat, who is active only by night.
Jennylyn f Filipino
Combination of Jenny and the popular suffix -lyn.
Jeno m Banat Swabian
Variant of Jenö.
Jenö m Banat Swabian
Banatswabian form of Jenő.
Jenoah m English
Variant of Genoa.
Jenócrates m Spanish
Spanish form of Xenokrates via Xenocrates.
Jenófanes m Spanish
Spanish form of Xenophanes.
Jenofonte m Spanish
Spanish form of Xenophon.
Jenőke f Hungarian
Feminine form of Jenő.
Jenovéfa f Czech
Czech form of Genovefa.
Jenovefa f Breton, Czech
Czech variant of Jenovéfa and Breton form of Geneviève (via Celtic Genovefa).
Jenoveffa f Sicilian
Sicilian form of Genoveffa.
Jenrych m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of both Emeryk and Henryk.
Jensa f Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Faroese, English (Rare)
Feminine form of Jens which also saw some usage in the English-speaking world.
Jenseraq m Greenlandic
Possibly a combination of Jens and the Greenlandic suffix -raq meaning "young animal".
Jensi m English
Invented for a character in the "Keeper of the Lost Cities" series by Shannon Messenger.
Jensia f Faroese, Danish (Rare)
Feminine form of Jens.
Jensína f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of Jens.
Jensine f Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian feminine form of Jens.
Jenta f Yiddish
Polish and German Yiddish variant of Yente.
Jente f Yiddish
German-Yiddish form of Yente.
Jentha f Yiddish
Variant of Jenta.
Jenthe f & m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant spelling of Jente.
Jentl m & f Dutch (Modern, Rare)
Dutch form of Yentl.
Jentoft m Norwegian (Archaic)
Derived from the Danish place name Gentofte "single farmstead at the fish lake". In Norway, this name was first recorded in 1838. Since 1970, however, it has been banned by the Norwegian naming laws due to its place name character.
Jentonda f African American
An invented name, possibly a combination of Jen and Tonda, or a variant of Tonya
Jenty f Romani (Archaic)
Variant of Genti; in some cases it may also have been a variant of Jinty.
Jenuel m Spanish (Caribbean, Rare)
Combination of Jesús with any name ending in -uel, such as Manuel and Miguel... [more]
Jenůfa f Czech (Rare), Theatre
'Jenůfa', also known as 'Její pastorkyňa' ("Her Stepdaughter"), is an opera in three acts by Leoš Janáček based on the play 'Její pastorkyňa' by Gabriela Preissová... [more]
Jenya f English (American, Rare)
An invented name, a blend of Jennifer and Tanya.
Jenyfer f English
Variant of Jennifer.
Jeoás m Biblical Portuguese
Portuguese form of Jehoash.
Jeod m Popular Culture
Meaning unknown; invented by American author Christopher Paolini. Jeod Longshanks is a character in Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle novels, a friend to Brom and Eragon.
Jeoffrey m English
Variant of Jeffrey.
Jeon m Korean
Possibly a variant of Jeong.
Jeong-a f Korean
From Sino-Korean 廷 "court" and 娥 "be beautiful; good".
Jeong-ae f Korean
From Sino-Korean 貞 (jeong) "virtuous, chaste, pure; loyal" and 愛 (ae) "love".
Jeong-Eun m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 正 (jeong) meaning "right, proper, correct", 廷 (jeong) meaning "courtyard" or 貞 (jeong) meaning "virtuous, chaste, loyal" combined with 恩 (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 (eun) meaning "silver, money"... [more]
Jeong-guk m Korean
From Sino-Korean 柾 (jeong) meaning "straight wood grain" or 定 (jeong) meaning "decide, determine; fix" and 國 (guk) "nation, country," along with other hanja combinations.
Jeong-gwon m Korean
From Sino-Korean 廷 "court", 重 "heavy, weighty; double" or 正 "right, proper, correct" (jeong) and 權 "power, right, authority" (gwon).
Jeong-han m Korean
Meaning: 'Jeong' means clean. 'Han' means country.... [more]
Jeonghoon m Korean
From Sino-Korean 貞 "virtuous, chaste, pure; loyal", 正 "right, proper, correct" or 庭 "courtyard" (jeong) and 勳 "meritorious deed". (hoon)
Jeong-hye f Korean
From Sino-Korean 正 "right, proper, correct" and 惠 "favor, benefit, confer kindness".
Jeong-hyeok m Korean
From Sino-Korean 晸 "appearance of the sun" and 赫 "bright, radiant, glowing".
Jeongin m Korean
From Sino-Korean 廷 "court", 貞 "virtuous, chaste, pure; loyal" or 正 (jeong) meaning "straight, proper, upright" and 仁 "humaneness, benevolence, kindness".
Jeong-ja f Korean
From Korean hangul , hanja (jeong) "chastity, virtue" or "chaste, virtuous" and , hanja (ja) "child, offspring", making it a cognate of - or even a direct borrowing from - the popular Japanese name Sadako.... [more]
Jeong-Jae m Korean
From Sino-Korean 政 (jeong) meaning "government" combined with 宰 (jae) meaning "kill, rule". Other hanja combinations can form this name as well.
Jeong-min m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 正 "right, proper, correct" or 貞 "virtuous, chaste, pure; loyal" (jeong), and 民 "people, subjects, citizens" or 敏 "fast, quick, clever, smart" (min).
Jeongmu m Korean
From 静 means "quiet, still, gentle" and Sino-Korean 武 "military; martial, warlike"
Jeong-San m Korean
Jeong meaning virtuous,chaste and loyal. San meaning mountain.
Jeongseul f Korean
From Sino-Korean 貞 "virtuous, chaste, pure; loyal", 正 "right, proper, correct" or 庭 "courtyard" (jeong) and 璱 meaning "blue jewel" or 瑟, referring to the pipa instrument.
Jeong-sin m Korean
From Sino-Korean 正 "right, proper, correct" and 信 "trust, believe; letter".
Jeongsoo m Korean
From 静 means "quiet, still, gentle" and 秀 (su) "ear of grain; flowering, luxuriant; refined, elegant, graceful".
Jeong-sook f Korean
Variant transcription of Jeong-Suk.
Jeong-su m Korean
From Sino-Korean 正 "right, proper, correct" and 秀 "flowering, luxuriant; refined, elegant, graceful".
Jeong-su m & f Korean
Jeong is '정' in Chinese Hanzi is '本' (Běn) means "this".... [more]
Jeong-sun f Korean
From Sino-Korean 靜 "quiet, still, motionless; gentle" or 正 "right, proper, correct" (jeong), and 姬 "beauty" (sun).
Jeong-yeon f Korean
From Sino-Korean 貞 "virtuous, chaste, pure; loyal" and 娟 "beautiful, graceful".
Jeong-yeong f & m Korean
Quiet Flower
Jeopardy f English (Rare)
From the English word jeopardy "risk, gamble, danger".
Jeor m Literature, Popular Culture
Jeor Mormont is the name of a character from the Song of Ice and Fire books by GRR Martin and the TV show Game of Thrones based upon the former. ... [more]
Jeordie m English
Diminutive of George.
Jeo-sa f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 渚 (jeo) meaning "shore, islet, sandbank" combined with 砂 (sa) meaning "sand". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
Jepele m Ladin
Diminutive of Ujep.
Jephro m English, Literature
Variant of Jethro, used by author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' published in 1892.
Jephunneh m Hebrew, Biblical
Meaning "for whom a way is prepared." The father of Caleb, and a son of Jether, an Asherite, in the Bible.
Jepoy m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Jeffrey.
Jer m & f English, Chinese (Cantonese), Taiwanese
As an English masculine name, it can be used as a diminutive for names beginning with Jer-, like Jerry, Jerome or Jeremy.... [more]
Jera f Slovene, East Frisian
East Frisian and Slovene short form of Gertruda via another short form, Gera.
Jerachmiel m Jewish, Hebrew
From the Hebrew יְרַחְמִיאֵל (Yerachmiel) meaning "God shall have mercy".
Jerah m Biblical, Hebrew
A Biblical name meaning "moon", "month" and "sweet smelling".... [more]
Jeralean f African American (Rare, Archaic)
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
Jeralee f American
Jeralee as a girl's name is of Old German, French, and American origin, and the meaning of Jeralee is "spear ruler". Jeralee is a variant of the Old German and French name Geraldine and the American name Jeri.
Jeralyn f English
Variant of Jerilyn.
Jeran m English
1. Westernised version of the Middle Eastern name "Jaron" (JAR-ON) meaning "cry of rejoicing".... [more]
Jerarda f English
Female form of Jerard
Jerardo m Spanish (Mexican)
Common Mexican variant of Gerardo.
Jerca f Slovene
Originally a diminutive of Jera, used as a given name in its own right.
Jéred m Spanish
Spanish form of Jared.
Jered m English
Variant of Jared.
Jerell m English
Variant of Gerald.
Jerèmi m Provençal
Provençal form of Jeremy.
Jerèmia f Occitan (Rare)
Feminine form of Jerèmi.
Jeremia m Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare), Afrikaans, Finnish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Dutch, Afrikaans, Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian variant of Jeremias.
Jérémias m French (Quebec)
Québécois form of Jeremiah.
Jerèmias m Provençal
Provençal form of Jeremiah.
Jeremiás m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Jeremias.
Jeremiáš m Czech (Rare), Slovak (Rare)
Czech and Slovak form of Jeremias.
Jeremie m English
Variant of Jeremy.
Jeremiël m Dutch
Dutch form of Jeremiel.
Jeremih m English (Rare), African American (Rare)
Variant of Jeremiah. It is used as a stage name by American rapper Jeremih, whose real name is Jeremy Felton.
Jeremija m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Jeremiah.
Jeremijas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Jeremiah.
Jeremina f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Jeremiah or a variant of Jeromina.
Jeremiôsz m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Jeremiah.
Jeremiyah m African American
Variant of Jeremiah
Jeremyiah m & f African American (Modern, Rare)
A rare variant spelling of Jeremiah, probably influenced by the short form Jeremy.
Jeren f Turkmen (Rare)
Turkmen form of Ceren.
Jeret m English
Variant of Jared or Gerrit.
Jerguš m Slovak
Slovak variant of Gregor.
Jeri m Alsatian (Archaic), Romansh
Alsatian vernacular form of Georg and Romansh variant of Gieri.
Jer'ibai m Biblical
Variant transcription of Jeribai.... [more]
Jeribai m Biblical
The name is comprised of two parts. The first, ריב (rib), means "to strive" or "to contend". The second, י (yod) has three possible meanings. It can make the word into an adjective, it can be a possessive form (usually "my"), or it can be a shortened form of Yahweh... [more]
Jeric m English (American, Modern)
Most likely a shortened variant Jericho or a blend of Jeremy/Jerry and Eric... [more]
Jerica f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Jerrica. It coincides with the name of a Spanish town (spelled Jérica).
Jerica f Slovene
Originally a diminutive of Jera, used as a given name in its own right.
Jericha f American (Modern, Rare)
Apparently coined as a feminine form of Jericho. It might also be a spelling variant of Jerika.
Jerick m English
Likely a variant of Jerrick.
Jericó m Spanish
Jerid m English (American)
Variant spelling of Jared.
Jeriël m Dutch
Dutch form of Jeriel.
Jeriel m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Hebrew
Means "taught by God" in Hebrew (see also Jeriah). In the Bible, this was the name of a chief of Issachar.
Jerija m Biblical German
German form of Jeriah.
Jerik m Danish (Rare)
Variant of Erik predominantly found in Jylland.
Jerilyn f English
Combination of Jerry and Lynn
Jerilynn f English
Variant of Geralyn.
Jerimy m English
Variant of Jeremy.
Jerin m Albanian (Rare)
Masculine form of Jerina.
Jerina f Serbian (Rare), Medieval Serbian
A form of Irene. The most notable bearer was Despotess Jerina (originally: Irene Kantakouzene), the wife of Serbian Despot Đurađ Branković, who lived in the 15th century and who is known in Serbian folk legends as Damned Jerina because of many hardships she reportedly imposed on the people... [more]
Jerina f Albanian, History
Albanian form of Irene. Jerina Dushmani (known in English as Irene, Princess of Zadrima and Pult) was a 15th century Albanian Princess of the Dushmani family that ruled over the north-western part of the country.
Jerinne f Medieval Flemish
Of debated origin and meaning. Current theories include an elaboration of Frisian Jera and a feminization of Jeremias.
Jerioth f Biblical
Possibly means "(tent) curtains" in Hebrew. It occurs briefly in the Old Testament belonging to a wife of Caleb (son of Hezron).
Jeris m English
Variant of Jairus.
Jerjes m Spanish
Spanish form of Xerxes.
Jerk m German (Swiss)
Swiss German form of George.
Jerl m American
Variant of Jerel
Jermain m English
Variant of Jermaine.
Jermajesty m African American (Rare)
A combination of the name Jermaine and the English word majesty. Possibly inspired by the style of address "your majesty."
Jermalajeŭ m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Hermolaos.
Jermanu m Sicilian
Variant of Germanu.
Jermell m African American
Combination of Jeremy and the suffix mell.
Jermelle f English
Possibly a modern English form of the Czecho-Slovakian name Jarmila.
Jermey m English
Variant of Jeremy.
Jermi m Finnish
Finnish short form of Jeremias.
Jermo m Finnish
Finnish short form of Jeremy.
Jermonika f African American
Combination of the popular prefix Jer- and Monica.
Jermu m Finnish
Finnish pet form of Jeremias.... [more]
Jerne f Hungarian
Variant of Irén.
Jernejka f Slovene
Variant of Jerneja.
Jeroboão m History
Portuguese form of Jeroboam.
Jerod m English
Variant of Jared.
Jeroentje m Literature
'Jan, Jans en de kinderen'