Name Jaime Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jaime


Jaime is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Jaime thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Jaime?

In Spain and Portugal, Jaime is a masculine name. It is considered a form of the biblical name Jacob and developed from the forms Jacome and Jacme. In English speaking countries, Jaime is a feminine and masculine name and is considered a variant of the name Jamie, which also derived from Jacob. Jaime is a name of a character of the series “Game of Thrones”. He is the eldest son of Tywin and Joanna Lannister, the twin brother of Cersei and the murderer of the mad King Aerys II Targaryan.

What does the name Jaime mean?

Jaime originally means “may God protect”. Besides, Jaime means “holder of the heel” (from Hebrew “‘akév/עָקֵב” = heel) or “supplanter” (from Hebrew “‘akáv/עָקַב” = to follow/to supplant), because Jacob was born grasping the heel of his first born twin brother Esau and he bought his birthright to supplant him.

Pronunciation of Jaime

Variants of the name Jaime

Jaime Jaimè Jayme

Popularity of the name Jaime

The name Jaime is ranked #2775 overall.

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