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Jamie

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Meaning and origin
Jamie is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Supplanter, Representative`.


Where is it used?
The name Jamie is mainly used in English.

How do they say it elsewhere?
Jaime (In Spanish and in Portuguese)
Santiago (In Spanish)
Jaka (In Slovene)
Seumas (In Scottish)
Hemi (In Maori)
Giacomo (In Italian)
Sťamus (In Irish)
Sťamas (In Irish)
Kimo (In Hawaiian)
Jacques (In French)
Jacob (In English and in Dutch)
Jem (In English)
Jaume (In Catalan)


For the opposite sex use:
In Scottish: Jamesina (F)
In English and in the bible: James (M)
In English: Jami (F)


See also
In English: Jim (M)
In English: Jemmy (M)
In English: Jamey (M)


What Jamie`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    idk
    The worst thing about the name:
    misspelled jaime - hate that. and kind of a plain name.
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    it might've been waynette. one guess what my dad's name is.
    Extra information:
    some people call me jay. jj or james. personally, i think james is a cool nickname.
  2. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    The meaning
    The worst thing about the name:
    My dad used to make fun of me and say I was named after Jamie lee curtis..
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    I wouldn't be me.
    Extra information:
    Its my angle story my maternal grandmother died 4 days before i was born, my mother named me and 2 days after she got out of the hospital went and bought little magnets with my name and meaning and it means- one who replaces another. TOTAL ANGEL STORY. Thats why I love my name.
  3. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    it is so easy
    The worst thing about the name:
    Just about alot of people got this name
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    It problem would have been Jessica
    Extra information:
    I don't stay with my mom so I don't know what it would have been
  4. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    Sounds nice? Not sure, I've really haven't liked my name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Misspelled wrong or mispronouced.. this is annoying! D: but the most annoying thing is no nicknames can really be made from Jamie :c
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    It'd be Samantha.. most likely cause my dad wanted me to be named that but it ended up to be my middle name instead.
    Extra information:
    Only my classmates or teachers call me Jamie.. my friends and family call me Sam.
  5. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    It is a very pretty name and easy to remember
    The worst thing about the name:
    It is also a boy`s name amd many people will joke around with me calling me James and i dont like it
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    it would have been Jessica
    Extra information:
  6. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    its not too common
    The worst thing about the name:
    people spell it wrong
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    i'm not sure
    Extra information:
    my nickname is J
  7. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    Its a pretty name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People spell it wrong, or think its a boy name
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    Shannon. I like Jamie MUCH better!
    Extra information:
    People sometimes called me Jamie Lay-me. Not nice!
  8. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    I Like how it sounds
    The worst thing about the name:
    its just seems to manish...
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    wellp I dont know, I was named after my uncle (James) so I supose it would have been James
    Extra information:
  9. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    It is not very common for a girl in London UK
    The worst thing about the name:
    People used to mistake me for a boy when i was a baby as i had short hair, they also spell it wrong and think i say Janie!! also people still refer to it as a boys name and say oh but your a girl!! SOOOOO WHAT lol
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    i was named after Jamie lee curtis so it wouldnt have been anything else!
    Extra information:
    I used to dislike having my name but i love it now and i think it grows with a person!
  10. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    you can spell it different ways. easy to remember too
    The worst thing about the name:
    alot of people automatically assume you're a boy if u have the name Jamie
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    if i was a boy it wudv been Troy or a gal wudv been Dianna (my dad was obssessed wiv startrek)
    Extra information:
    girls shudnt b ashamed of the name Jamie, its a lovely name
  11. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    I think it's a cute name. And with so many friends named Amy, I felt like I was at least a little different!
    The worst thing about the name:
    The nickname James my parents called me growing up! And how people spell it Jaime, or think I'm saying Janie. And then tell me how pretty it is...
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    Jessica
    Extra information:
    My mother told me she picked it because it was unisex, and she felt that I would be judged by my merits before my gender. Who knows if this has worked out yet!
  12. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    Its a strong name
    The worst thing about the name:
    That I have to share it with the boys!
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:

    Extra information:
    I was named after the bionic woman too!
  13. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    its my name and I'm named after my grandfather who passed
    The worst thing about the name:
    people spell it wrong and they think I'm saying janie
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    it would be Jennaleigh
    Extra information:
    nope.
  14. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    that it is my name
    The worst thing about the name:
    everyone spells a simple name wrong..
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    it would be something else
    Extra information:
  15. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    The name gets prettier as you get older.
    The worst thing about the name:
    It's also a boys name.
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    Sarah Lee (haha I know) or Jennifer Lee
    Extra information:
    I really think my name fits me cause I can be a tomboy and girly. I love my name finally after 31 years.
  16. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    not too many others have the name
    The worst thing about the name:
    with short hair as a child, i was sometimes mistaken for a boy. was teased sometimes because there was a boy named jamie in my elementary school.
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    ??
    Extra information:
    i was named for the bionic woman tv character, which was popular in the mid 1970's when i was born.
  17. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    i don't know
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:

    Extra information:
  18. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    idk
    The worst thing about the name:
    its a guys name
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    no
    Extra information:
    nope
  19. The best thing about the name Jamie:
    It is not too common and I love it now.
    The worst thing about the name:
    As a kid I thought it was a boy's name and hated it. People always spell it Jaime.
    If my name wasn`t Jamie....:
    My parents were going to name me Jennifer but changed their minds. I am sure glad they did because every other girl was named Jennifer. I have four at my work now.
    Extra information:
    My family sometimes call me Jamberly or Jamer and some friends call me James. There really isn't a nick name for it.


More `Jamie` links
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Jamie in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Jamie
The name Jamie appears in the name list top 1000 for both male and female. Below you can find the statistics for both sexes.

Jamie as a boys name
Jamie appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 661.. 1980 was a `top year` for the name Jamie. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #105. The last time Jamie appeared among the most common names was in 1940. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007661
2006584
2005551
2004534
2003547
2002528
2001496
2000501
1999443
1998404
1997372
1996354
1995327
1994285
1993258
1992249
1991232
1990227
1980105
1970125
1960290
1950735
19401000
1930---
1920---
1910---
1900---
1890---
1880---


Jamie as a girls name
Jamie appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 250. In the last 128 years Jamie has occupied a spot in the top 1000 without interruptions. The name reached the top-100 8 times. 1980 was a `top year` for the name Jamie. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #24. The last time Jamie appeared among the most common names was in 1890. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007250
2006242
2005218
2004199
2003170
2002164
2001167
2000155
1999129
1998112
1997103
199696
199593
199487
199379
199275
199160
199054
198024
1970120
1960180
1950371
1940830
1930998
1920912
1910---
1900845
1890805
1880---


See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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