Usage: Jay, of Latin origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Jay are in general originating from France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Jay across the world, see Jamie.
Meaning: Jay bird, Swift
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 9.
Qualities: Compassionate, Idealistic
Ruling planet: Mars
The name Jay is ranked on the 116th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 4420000 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.061% of the population. The name Jay has three characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Jay for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name day of Jay is 20 December.
History and Origin
Jay is a common given name or nickname. It may be a nickname for James, Jamie, Jacob, Jared, Joaquin, Jeremy, John, Jonathan, Joseph, Jason, or Jordan. In Hindu cultures, Jay or Jai is a common first name derived from the Sanskrit for "win" or "victory". Jay can also mean a foolish or talkative person. Jay may refer to:
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