Name Jamie

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jamie

The first name Jamie is ♀ female and ♂ male. Jamie thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names

Origin of Jamie

Jamie is originally a Scottish form of James, a variant of the biblical name Jacob, which is of Hebrew origin. Since the late 19th century it has also been used as a feminine name.

Meaning of Jamie

Jamie originally means “may God protect”. Besides, Jamie 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 Jamie

Variants of the name Jamie

Jaimy Jami Jamy

Jamie in the categories

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Name Statistic: Jamie is ranked #800 overall ↑ 56

  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 186 ↑ 5
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 207 ↑ 48
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 459 ↑ 46
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 545 ↓ -47
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 557 ↑ 13
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 613 ↑↑ 140
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 661 ↑ 28
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 702 ↓ -15
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 724 ↓ -68
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 740 ↓ -10
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 789 ↓↓ -114
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 869 ↑ 70
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 898 ↑ 83
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1088 ↑ 40
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 1145 ↑↑ 2470
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1453 ↑ 73
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1511 ↓ -31
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8396 ↑↑ 1111
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 8646 ↓↓ -2098

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Name Jamie

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