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American Names Starting with J

Whether you’re looking for a name for your child, a new pet, or even a character in a story you’re writing, there are tons of ideas out there. We’ve compiled helpful guides of names and their meanings...
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Jabre is a name of American origin and the meaning of Jabre is 'all powerful'. It is traditionally a name given to both girls and boys. Other meanings can be found in Arabic where it means 'consoler', 'giant' and 'almighty'. Jabre reached its peak of popularity in 1993. The English producer known for drama and thriller movies like 'Heist' is called Anthony Jabre.

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Jace is of American origin. It is traditionally a boy's name. The meaning of Jace is ‘healer, if it is considered to be of Greek origin. The meaning in its Hebrew origin is ‘lord of salvation’. A well-known personality with the name is Jace Alexander, an American director and actor.

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Jaclyn is of American origin. It is traditionally a girl's name. The meaning of Jaelyn is ‘supplanter’ or ‘the lord shall protect’. It is a shorter version of the name Jacqueline. Other variations of the name are, Jaelynn, Jaelyn, and Jaylin. A well-known personality with the name is Jaclyn DeSantis, an American actress, and television star.

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According to its American origin, the meaning of Jacory is 'the best boy' and 'hollow or empty on the inside'. It is a combination of the meanings of the names Jacob and Corey. Jacory is a masculine name, pronounced as 'jah-CORE-ee'. It is a common variant of the name Jacob. In the Bible, the name means 'a follower' or 'a loyal believer'.

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Jaden is of American origin. It is a gender-neutral name. The meaning of Jaeden is ‘thankful’ or ‘god has heard’, if it is considered to be of Hebrew origin. Other variations of the name are, Jayden and Jaeden. A well-known personality with the name is Jaden Smith, an American rapper and actor.

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According to its American origin, the meaning of Jadin is 'God has heard' and 'God will judge'. The name also means 'thankful'. Jadin is a gender-neutral name. Biblically, the name means 'a person who is fair in their judgement'. Also of French origin, Jadin is an occupational name meaning 'a person who makes and/or sells bowls'. It is a variant of the feminine name Jade and most common in English-speaking countries. The name is believed to be a combination of the names Jay and Aiden.

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According to its American origin, the meaning of Jadine is 'a precious stone' or 'jade-like'. The name comes from the phrase 'piedra de la ijada', of the Spanish language, which means 'stone of the colic'. The name is traditionally used by parents to symbolise 'curer'. It is most common in English-speaking countries. Famous people with this name include the baby of Mick Jagger and Bianca Jagger.

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Jadyn is of American origin. It is traditionally a girl's name. The meaning of Jadyn is a ‘precious stone’, if considered to be a variant of the name Jade. A well-known personality with the name is Jadyn Wong, a Canadian actress.

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Jaeden is of American origin. It is a gender-neutral name. The meaning of Jaeden is ‘thankful’ or ‘god has heard’. The other common variations of the name are, Jayden and Jaden. A well-known personality with the name is Jaeden Martell, an American actor.

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Jaedyn is of American origin and the name means ‘thankful’, ‘God will judge’. In Chinese, the meaning of Jaedyn is ‘beautiful stone’. In English, Jaedyn means ‘God will judge’. Jaedyn is pronounced as ‘Jai-Y-Din’.

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According to its Hebrew origin, the meaning of Jaela is 'wild mountain goat' and 'climber'. The name also means 'ambitious'. Jaela is a feminine name, most common in Dutch-speaking an English-speaking countries.

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Jaelyn is of American origin. It is traditionally a girl's name. The meaning of Jaelyn is ‘healer’, if considered to be a combination of ‘Jay’ and ‘Lynne’, where ‘Jay’ is a short version of Jason. It is, however, a created name and therefore has no specific meaning.

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Jaheim is of American origin. It is traditionally a boy's name. The meaning of Jaheim is ‘rain’. It is a combination of the names Jamil and Rahim. The name could be of Hebrew derivation, in which case the meaning of the name remains the same. The other origin of the name is Swahili in which the meaning of the name is ‘dignity’. A well-known personality with the name is Jaheim Hoagland, an American R&B singer.

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Jaide is of American origin. It is traditionally a girl's name. The meaning of Jaide is a ‘precious stone’. It is possibly a variant of the popular given name, Jade. It is, however, a created name. A well-known personality with the name is Luise Jaide, a German opera mezzo-soprano in the 19th century.

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Jaidyn is of American origin. It is a gender-neutral name. The meaning of Jaidyn is ‘God has heard’ or ‘God will judge’. Other common variations of the name are, Jayden and Jaden. A well-known personality with the name is Jaidyn Triplett, an American actress.

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The name is of American origin and is a popular name for a girl in the United States. The meaning of Jailene is 'beautiful bird' and is made up of the combination of the names Jay and Leen. Jay means 'a bird in the crow familiy' and Leen means 'tender'. Other variations of the name include Jaylene, Jaelyn and Jaylin. The name first appeared in America in 1887 and has continued to be a popular choice.

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Jailyn is of American origin. It is traditionally a girl's name. The meaning of Jailyn is a ‘lover of nature’ or ‘watcher of birds’. The other common variations of the name are, Jalin, Jaylin, and Jaelyn. A well-known personality with the name is Jailyn Sue Ford, an American softball player.

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Jaimin is of American origin. It is a gender-neutral name. The meaning of Jaimin is ‘supplanter’ or ‘victory’. A well-known personality with the name is Jaimin Jolliffe, an Australian rugby player.

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