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


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

What is the origin of the name Jamy?

Jamy is a unisex diminutive of James, a variant of the name Jacob, which is of Hebrew origin.

What does the name Jamy mean?

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

Pronunciation of Jamy

Variants of the name Jamy

Jami Jamie Jaimy

Popularity of the name Jamy

The name Jamy is ranked #1261 overall.

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