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Names starting with Ja

Jaimee - Variant spelling of English Jamie, meaning "supplanter."
Jamila - Feminine form of Arabic Jamil, meaning "beautiful."
Jabir - Arabic name meaning "comforter."
Jake -   Middle English variant form of English Jack "God is gracious." 
Jamar - Modern American English name of uncertain origin. It may be from Hebrew Yamir, meaning "to change," or it may be a contracted form of the French surname Jamard, from German Gamhard, meaning "happy and healthy." 
Jaime - Variant spelling of English Jamie, meaning "supplanter." Compare with masculine Jaime.
Jaylyn - Variant spelling of English Jalen, meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying."
Jane - English form of French Jehanne, meaning "God is gracious."
Jarek - Pet form of Slavic names beginning with the element jaro, meaning "spring." In use by the Polish.
Jasna - Slavic name derived from the word jasno, meaning "clear, sharp."
Janetta - Elaborated form of English Janet, meaning "God is gracious."
Jayda - Elaborated feminine form of English unisex Jade, meaning "jade."
Jaci - Native American Tupi name meaning "moon."
Jaclyn - Variant spelling of English Jacklyn, meaning "supplanter."
Jamey - Variant spelling of English/Scottish Jamie, meaning "supplanter."
Jami - Variant spelling of English Jamie, meaning "supplanter."
Janus -  Variant spelling of Roman Latin Ianus, meaning "door, gate" or "archway." In mythology, this is the name of a two-faced god of gateways. With his two faces he looks into the past and future simultaneously. The month of January was named after this god.
Janie - Pet form of English Jane, meaning "God is gracious."
Jareth - Probably a modern variant spelling of English Jared, meaning "descent."
Jagjit - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements jagat "world, universe" and jit "conquering," hence "world conquering."
Janna -   Elaborated form of English Jan, meaning "God is gracious."
Jacinda - English variant form of Latin Jacintha, meaning "hyacinth flower." 
Jamesina - Scottish feminine form of English James, meaning "supplanter."
Janan - Arabic name meaning "heart, soul."
Jacquelina - Latin form of French Jacqueline, meaning "supplanter."
Jared - Anglicized form of Greek Iaret (Hebrew Yered), meaning "descent." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Enoch and a descendant of Judah. Also spelled Jered.
Jaffa - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yaffa, meaning "beautiful."
Janene - Variant spelling of English Janine, meaning "God is gracious."
Janine - English form of French Jeannine, meaning "God is gracious."
Janina - Latin form of French Jeannine, meaning "God is gracious."
Jaida - Elaborated feminine form of English unisex Jade, meaning "jade."
Jasper -  English form of Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi ("wise men from the east") who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Jasper is one of them, the other two are Balthasar and Melchior. Jasper is also the name of an opaque cryptocrystalline variety of quartz that may be red, yellow or brown in color. Also spelled Casper and Kasper.
Jaako - Finnish form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Janele - Variant spelling of English Janelle, meaning "God is gracious."
Jayne - Variant spelling of English Jane, meaning "God is gracious."
Jana -   Feminine form of Latin Johan, meaning "God is gracious."
Jaak - Short form of Finnish Jaako, meaning "supplanter."
Jaidev - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements jaya "victory" and deva "deity; a god," hence "divine victory."
Jagdish - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements jagat "world, universe" and isa "ruler," hence "world ruler."
Janey - Variant spelling of English Janie, meaning "God is gracious."
Jakki - Pet form of English Jackalyn, meaning "supplanter."
Jamil - Arabic name meaning "handsome."
Jayden - Variant spelling of English unisex Jaden, meaning "jade."
Jafar - Arabic name meaning "stream."
Jari - Pet form of Finnish Jalmari, meaning "helmet-warrior."
Jabin - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yabiyn, meaning "whom God observes." In the bible, this is the name of two kings of the Hazor.
Jalil - Arabic name meaning "exalted; sublime."
Janel - Variant spelling of English Janelle, meaning "God is gracious."
Jayendra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element jaya "victory" and the name of the god Indra, hence "victory of Indra."
Jazmin - Variant spelling of English Jasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Jazmine - Variant spelling of English Jasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Janet -  Anglicized form of Scottish Jennet, meaning "God is gracious."
Jarrett - Variant spelling of English Garrett, meaning "spear strong."
Jayel - Variant spelling of English Jael, meaning "chamois," "ibex," or "mountain goat."
James - Middle English and Old French vernacular form of Late Latin Jacomus, from Greek Iakobos, meaning "supplanter." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of several characters, including two apostles and a half-brother of Jesus.
Janusz - Polish form of Latin Janus ("door, gate" or "archway") or Johannes, ("God is gracious").
Jason - Latin form of Greek Iason, meaning "to heal." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Æson and leader of the Argonauts.
Jacinta - Feminine form of Portuguese/Spanish Jacinto, meaning "hyacinth flower."
Janette - Elaborated form of English Janet, meaning "God is gracious."
Jalo - Finnish name meaning "gracious and noble."
Jamshed - Variant spelling of Persian Jamshid, possibly meaning "shining river."
Jadzia - Pet form of Polish Jadwiga, meaning "contending battle."
Januarius - Variant spelling of Latin Ianuarius, the Roman name for the month of "January." 
Jasvinder - Variant spelling of Hindi unisex Jaswinder, meaning "Indra of the thunderbolt."
Janez - Slovene form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jamaal - Variant spelling of Arabic Jamal, meaning "beauty."
Jahleel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yachleel, meaning "God waits" or "whom God has made sick." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Zebulun.
Japeth - Variant spelling of English Japheth, meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious."
Jae - Variant spelling of English Jay, a short form of name beginning with the letter "J." 
Jafet - Variant spelling of English Japheth, meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious."
Jaiden - Variant spelling of English unisex Jaden, meaning "jade."
Jakov - Croatian form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
Jacqui - Pet form of French Jacqueline, meaning "supplanter."
Janelle - Pet form of English Jane, meaning "God is gracious."
Jarlath - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Iarfhlaith, meaning "lord of the west."
Jaden - Elaborated form of English unisex Jade, meaning "jade."
Jaelle -  Perhaps a Romani form of the biblical Hebrew name Yael (English Jael), meaning "chamois," "ibex," or "mountain goat."
Jackson - English patronymic surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Jack."
Jayla - Feminine form of English Jay, a short form of longer names beginning with the letter "J."
Jack - Probably originally an Anglicized form of French Jacques, meaning "supplanter," it is now considered a pet form of English John, meaning "God is gracious."
Jayma - Variant form of English Jamie, meaning "supplanter."
Jannik - Swedish pet form of Low German Jan, meaning "God is gracious."
Jameela - Variant spelling of Arabic Jamila, meaning "beautiful."
Jasmine - Variant spelling of English Jasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Jacqueline - Feminine form of French Jacques, meaning "supplanter."
Jarmila - Feminine form of Czech Jarmil, meaning "spring favor."
Jaska - Pet form of Finnish Jaakko and Russian Iakov, both meaning "supplanter." 
Jacquie - Pet form of French Jacqueline, meaning "supplanter."
Janella - Pet form of English Jane, meaning "God is gracious."
Janeka - Variant spelling of Finnish Janika, meaning "God is gracious."
Jaasau - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yaasuw, meaning "they will do" or "Jehovah made." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Bani.
Jasmin - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Persian yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family. Compare with masculine Jasmin.
Jareb - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yareb, meaning "contender." In the bible, this is an epithet given to the king of Assyria.
Jael - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yael, meaning "chamois," "ibex," or "mountain goat." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Heber the Kenite who killed general Sisera, an enemy of the Israelites.
Jaromír - Czech form of Polish Jaromir, meaning "spring peace."
Jákob - Hungarian form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
Jacek - Modern form of Polish Jacenty, meaning "hyacinth flower."
Jacki - Pet form of English Jackalyn, meaning "supplanter."
Jacinthe - French form of Latin Jacinthus, meaning "hyacinth flower."
Jacinth - English form of French Jacinthe, meaning "hyacinth flower." 
Jakub - Czech and Polish form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
Jaan - Estonian form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jabari - Egyptian name meaning "brave."
Jazeps - Latvian form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jacintha - Feminine form of Latin Jacinthus, meaning "hyacinth flower."
Jamin - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yamiyn, meaning "the right hand," "the right side," or "the right quarter." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Simeon.
Jarl - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Erlingr, the legend name of a mortal son of the god Ríg, meaning "earl, nobleman."
Jalmari - Finnish form of Scandinavian Hjalmar, meaning "helmet-warrior."
Jamieson - English and Scottish patronymic surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Jamie."
Javor - Serbian name meaning "maple tree." 
Jankin - Diminutive form of Middle English Jan, meaning "God is gracious."
Jarogniew - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements jaro "spring" and gniew "anger," hence "spring anger."
Japhet - Variant spelling of English Japheth, meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious."
Jathibiyya - Arabic name meaning "attractive and charming."
Jackaline - English form of French Jacqueline, meaning "supplanter."
Jacquelyn - English form of French Jacqueline, meaning "supplanter."
Jago - Cornish form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Jalen - Variant spelling of English Jalon, meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying."
Jacklyn - Contracted form of English Jackalyn, meaning "supplanter."
Jadranko - Croatian form of Latin Adrianus, meaning "from Hadria."
Jair -   Anglicized form of Hebrew Yaiyr, meaning "whom God enlightens." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Manasseh. 
Jamshad - Variant spelling of Persian Jamshid, possibly meaning "shining river."
Jamaar - Variant spelling of English Jamar, probably meaning either "to change" or "happy and healthy." 
Jabr - Arabic name meaning "consolation."
Jagannath - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements jagat "world, universe" and natha "lord, master," hence "master of the universe." In mythology, this is a title belonging to Vishnu.
Jaynie - Variant spelling of English Janie, meaning "God is gracious."
Janessa - Elaborated form of English Jane, meaning "God is gracious."
Jayson - English variant spelling of Latin Jason, meaning "to heal."
Jamie - Feminine form of English James, meaning "supplanter." Compare with masculine Jamie.
Jaagup - Estonian form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Jamshid - Persian name, possibly meaning "shining river." In mythology, this is the name of the fourth king of the Kayanian dynasty.
Jaakko - Variant spelling of Finnish Jaako, meaning "supplanter."
Janek - Slavic pet form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jamal - Arabic name meaning "beauty." 
Jashub - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yashuwb, meaning "he will return" or "turning oneself." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Bani and a son of Issachar.
Jadranka - Feminine form of Croatian Jadranko, meaning "from Hadria."
Jaffer - Variant spelling of Arabic Jafar, meaning "stream."
Javid - Persian name derived from the word jawid, meaning "eternal."
Jadyn - Variant spelling of English unisex Jaden, meaning "jade."
Jamesena - Variant spelling of Scottish Jamesina, meaning "supplanter."
Jarod - Variant spelling of English Jared, meaning "descent."
Jaume - Catalan form of Late Latin Jacomus, meaning "supplanter."
Jannicke - Feminine form of Danish Jannick, meaning "God is gracious."
Jacobina - Feminine form of English Jacob, meaning "supplanter."
Jaqualina - English variant spelling of Latin Jacquelina, meaning "supplanter."
Jak - Albanian form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Jani -   Finnish pet form of Low German Jan, meaning "God is gracious."
Jaroslav - Czech and Slovak form of Polish Jaroslaw, meaning "spring glory."
Jaumet - Pet form of Catalan Jaume, meaning "supplanter."
Jantine - Dutch feminine form of Low German Jan, meaning "God is gracious."
Javaid - Variant spelling of Persian Javid, meaning "eternal."
Jarmil - Contracted form of Czech Jaromil, meaning "spring favor."
Jaye - Variant spelling of English Jay, a short form of names beginning with the letter "J."
Japheth - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yepheth, meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Noah.
Jasmyn - Variant spelling of English Jasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Jacomus - Late Latin altered form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Jaqualine - Variant spelling of English Jacquelyn, meaning "supplanter."
Jawdat - Arabic unisex name derived from the word jawda, meaning "excellence."
Jaquelyn - Variant spelling of English Jacquelyn, meaning "supplanter."
Jaleh - Persian name meaning "dew."
Jafari - Egyptian name meaning "creek."
Jacinthus - Variant spelling of Latin Hyacinthus, meaning "hyacinth flower."
Jaydon - Variant spelling of English unisex Jaden, meaning "jade."
Jalila - Feminine form of Arabic Jalil, meaning "exalted; sublime."
Jai - Variant spelling of English Jay, a short form of longer names beginning with "J." 
Jayde - Elaborated feminine form of English unisex Jade, meaning "jade."
Jaswinder - Hindi unisex name composed of the name of the god Indra and the Sanskrit word jasu "thunderbolt," hence "Indra of the thunderbolt."
Jaywant - Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word jayavanta, meaning "possessor of victory."
Jarvis - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Middle English Gervase, meaning "spear servant."
Jaione - Basque name meaning "nativity."
Jacquetta - Latin form of French Jacquette, meaning "supplanter."
Jada - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yada, meaning "he knows" or "wise." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah.
Jacobine - Dutch feminine form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Jarred - Variant spelling of English Jared, meaning "descent."
Jayna - Pet form of English Jane, meaning "God is gracious."
Jaroslava - Feminine form of Czech/Slovak Jaroslav, meaning "spring glory."
Jawahir - Arabic name meaning "jewels."
Jauregi - Basque name meaning "palace."
Jaromila - Feminine form of Czech Jaromil, meaning "spring favor."
Jakab - Hungarian form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
Jacenty - Polish form of Greek Hyakinthos, meaning "hyacinth flower."
Jacques - French diminutive form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Jamsheed - Variant spelling of Persian Jamshid, possibly meaning "shining river."
Jannike -   Feminine form of Swedish Jannik, meaning "God is gracious."
Jagoda -   Croatian and Serbian name meaning "strawberry."
Jaymes - Variant spelling of English James, meaning "supplanter."
Javed - Variant spelling of Persian Javid, meaning "eternal."
Jackalyn - Variant spelling of English Jacquelyn, meaning "supplanter."
Jacobus - Latin form of Greek Iakobos, meaning "supplanter." In use by the Dutch.
Jaap - Dutch pet form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Janis - Variant spelling of English Janice, meaning "God is gracious." Compare with masculine Janis.
Jade - English unisex name derived from the name of the precious stone, meaning "jade."
Jaqueline - Variant spelling of English Jacquelyn, meaning "supplanter."
Jahan - Persian name meaning "world."
Jaron - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yaron, meaning "to shout and sing."
Jaycob - Variant spelling of English Jacob, meaning "supplanter."
Jacopo - Italian form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Jadwiga - Polish form of Old High German Haduwig, meaning "contending battle."
Jancis - Modern elaborated form of English Jan, meaning "God is gracious." 
Jathbiyya - Variant spelling of Arabic Jathibiyya, meaning "attractive and charming."
Jarrod - Variant spelling of English Jared, meaning "descent."
Jarona - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yarona, meaning "to shout and sing."
Jaffe - Variant spelling of Hebrew Jaffa, meaning "beautiful."
Jacquette - Pet form of French Jacqueline, meaning "supplanter."
Jannette - Variant spelling of English Janette, meaning "God is gracious."
Jaylin - Variant spelling of English Jalen, meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying."
Jaanai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yaanay, meaning "whom Jehovah answers." In the bible, this is the name of a man in the tribe of Gad.
Jamillah - Variant spelling of Arabic Jamila, meaning "beautiful."
Jaana - Short form of Finnish Marjaana, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Jabbar - Arabic name meaning "powerful."
Jaromil - Czech name composed of the Slavic elements jaro "spring" and mil "favor," hence "spring favor."
Jaimie - Variant spelling of English Jamie, meaning "supplanter." Compare with masculine Jaimie.
Janne - Pet form of Danish/Norwegian Johanne, meaning "God is gracious."
Janneke - Dutch form of Low German Jannike, meaning "God is gracious."
Janika -  Finnish form of Low German Jannike, meaning "God is gracious." Compare with masculine Janika.
Jacoba - Dutch feminine form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Jacinto - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Jacinthus, meaning "hyacinth flower."
Jahi - Egyptian name meaning "dignified."
Jaylen - Variant spelling of English Jalen, meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying."
Jadvyga - Lithuanian form of Old High German Haduwig, meaning "contending battle."
Jarka - Czech feminine form of Slavic Jarek, meaning "spring."
Jaylee - Feminine form of English Jay, a short form of longer names beginning with the letter "J."
Jan - English short form of names beginning with Jan-, most of which are feminine forms of John, meaning "God is gracious." Compare with masculine Jan.
Jayanti - Feminine form of Hindi Jayant, meaning "victorious."
Jameel - Variant spelling of Arabic Jamil, meaning "handsome."
Jaki - Pet form of English Jackalyn, meaning "supplanter."
Jachin - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yakiyn, meaning "he establishes" or "whom God strengthens." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Simeon.
Jaxon - Modern spelling of English Jackson, meaning "son of Jack."
Jadon - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yadown, meaning "judge," "thankful," or "whom God has judged." In the bible, this is the name of a man who helped Nehemiah rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.
Jacobo - Spanish form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Jackie - Pet form of English Jackalyn, meaning "supplanter." Compare with masculine Jackie. 
Jaya - Feminine form of Hindi Jay, meaning "victory."
Javier - Spanish form of Basque Xavier,meaning "new house."
Jabril - Variant spelling of Arabic Jibril, meaning "master of God."
Jalon - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yalown, meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra and a descendent of Caleb.
Janice - Elaborated form of English Jane, meaning "God is gracious."
Jaffar - Variant spelling of Arabic Jafar, meaning "stream."
Jaylon - Variant spelling of English Jalen, meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying."
Jamison - Variant spelling of English/Scottish Jamieson, meaning "son of Jamie."
Jalal - Arabic name meaning "greatness."
Jahangir - Persian name meaning "world-conqueror."
Jayme - Variant spelling of English Jamie, meaning "supplanter."
Javan - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yavan, meaning "Ionia, Greece." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a grandson of Noah.
Jaka - Slovene form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
János - Hungarian form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jarosława - Feminine form of Polish Jarosław, meaning "spring glory."
Jackie - Pet form of English Jack, meaning "supplanter" or "God is gracious." Compare with feminine Jackie. 
Jade - English unisex name derived from the name of the precious stone, meaning "jade."
Jaden - Elaborated form of English unisex Jade, meaning "jade."
Jadyn - Variant spelling of English unisex Jaden, meaning "jade."
Jaiden - Variant spelling of English unisex Jaden, meaning "jade."
Jaime - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Jacomus, meaning "supplanter." Compare with feminine Jaime.
Jaimie - Variant spelling of English/Scottish Jamie, meaning "supplanter." Compare with feminine Jaimie.
Jakob - German and Scandinavian form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
Jamie - English and Scottish pet form of James, meaning "supplanter." Compare with feminine Jamie.
Ján - Czech and Slovak form of Latin Johan, meaning "God is gracious."
Jan -  Compare with feminine Jan. Middle English form of English John, meaning "God is gracious." 
Janis - Latvian form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious." Compare with feminine Janis.
Janko (serbian - Јанко):  Croatian and Serbian diminutive form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jaromir - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements jaro "spring" and mir "peace," hence "spring peace."
Jaropełk - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements jaro "spring" and pelk "people," hence "spring people."
Jarosław - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements jaro "spring" and slawa "glory," hence "spring glory."
Jasmin - Bosnian form of Arabic Yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family. Compare with feminine Jasmin.
Jasvinder - Variant spelling of Hindi unisex Jaswinder, meaning "Indra of the thunderbolt."
Jaswinder - Hindi unisex name composed of the name of the god Indra and the Sanskrit element jasu "thunderbolt," hence "Indra of the thunderbolt."
Jawdat - Arabic unisex name derived from the word jawda, meaning "excellence."
Jay (hindi - जय):  English short form of names beginning with the letter "J." May also be given as a bird name.
Jayden - Variant spelling of English unisex Jaden, meaning "jade."
Jaydon - Variant spelling of English unisex Jaden, meaning "jade."

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