♂ Name Jay – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Jay

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Jay is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Jay

Jay is a Anglo America diminutive of names, which start with “J-“, e.g. Jason or James. But Jay is also an Indian name.

Meaning of Jay

Jay means “victory” and “triumph” in Indian (from Sanskrit “जय/jaya”), “healer” (from Jason) and “may God protect”, “holder of the heel” and “supplanter” (from James). Besides, Jay means “jaybird” in English.

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