Name: Jamie

Origin and Meaning of the Name Jamie

  • Meaning:
    Supplanter
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Supplanter
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (JAY mee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Jamie

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Jamie started out as a nickname for James, but has become increasingly popular as a stand-alone name. In the UK Jamie was the 32nd most popular name (for boys) in 2006. There it is most commonly associated with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, the "Naked Chef" who campaigns against unhealthy, processed school food and who named his daughters Poppy Honey and Daisy Boo (unrelated, but still. Daisy Boo?). In the US Jamie is now more common for girls than boys (it was ranked 242nd for girls and 583rd for boys in 2006).

    Actor Jamie Foxx is a famous bearer.

Similar Names to Jamie for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Jamie (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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Jamie - Rankings by Year

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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