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


Jay is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Jay

Jay is a Anglo American diminutive of names, that start with “J-“, for example Jason or James. Besides, Jay is an Indian name.

What is the meaning of the name Jay?

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

Pronunciation of Jay

Variants of the name Jay


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Popularity of the name Jay

The name Jay is ranked #2662 overall.

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