Boy Names Start With J

Name Origin meaning Popularname
JABBARArabic stout or sturdy one.-----
JABIRArabic despot tyrant or surgeon.-----
JABRArabic constrainer or despot tyrant.-----
JABRILArabic Gabriel. -----
JAFARArabic escort guard.-----
JAFFARArabic escort guard.-----
JAKAlbanian blood or supplanter. -----
JAKOVAlbanian supplanter. -----
JALALArabic glory majesty.-----
JAMAALArabic beauty gracefulness.-----
JAMALArabic beauty gracefulness.-----
JAMEELArabic beautiful. -----
JAMILArabic beautiful. -----
JAWAHIRArabic gems jewels.-----
JAWDATArabic benignity. -----
JAWHARArabic gems jewels.-----
JAY JAY NOUGHAfrican sight to be seen devil. -----
JENGOAfrican materials for building. -----
JETMIRAlbanian good life. -----
JETONAlbanian life. -----
JIBRAILArabic Gabriel. -----
JIBRILArabic Gabriel. -----
JINANArabic gardens. -----
JINNArabic a series of spiritual beings. -----
JIRAIRArmenian hard working. -----
JOHFRITArthurian Lanzelets instructor. -----
JORGJIAlbanian George farmer husbandman. -----
JORHAMArabic the son of Djahla. -----
JOYCELINAfrican just right.-----
JOZEFAlbanian addition. -----
JUMAANEAfrican born on a Tuesday. -----
JUMANArabic pearl. -----
JUNAIDArabic warrior. -----
JUNAYDArabic warrior. -----
JAKOMEBasquesupplanter.-----
JOANESBasqueJehovah s gift or grace.-----
JOKINBasque whom Jehovah has set up.-----
JOSEBABasqueaddition or Jehovah will add.-----
JULENBasquesoft haired downy cheeked.-----
JAFFREZCelticGod s peace.-----
JODOCCelticsportive.-----
JODOCUSCelticsportive.-----
JUDICAELCelticsportive.-----
JUDICALCelticsportive.-----
JIAChinesegood fine auspicious.-----
JIAOChinesedelicate tender beautiful.-----
JIAYIChineseauspicious one.-----
JIAYINGChinesegood and clever.-----
JIEChinesecleanliness.-----
JINGFEIChinesequiet not.-----
JINGHUAChineseleek flowers.-----
JINJINGChinesebright clear crystal.-----
JUChinesechrysanthemum.-----
JUANChinesegraciousness.-----
JAGOCornishsupplanter.-----
JORWERTHCornishrich guard.-----
JOWANCornishsupplanter.-----
JADRANKOCroatianfrom Hadria-----
JAKOVCroatiansupplanter.-----
JAKUBCroatiansupplanter.-----
JANKOCroatianJehovah s gift or grace .-----
JOSIPCroatianaddition or Jehovah will add.-----
JOZOCroatianaddition or Jehovah will add.-----
JURAJCroatianfarmer husbandman.-----
JURECroatianfarmer husbandman.-----
JAKUBCzechsupplanter.-----
JANCzechJehovah s gift or Jehovah s grace.-----
JARMILCzechspring favor.-----
JAROMILCzechspring favor.-----
JAROMIRCzechspring peace.-----
JAROSLAVCzechspring g-----
JACOBDanishsupplanter.-----
JANDanishJehovah s gift or grace .-----
JANNEDanishJehovah s gift or grace .-----
JANNICKDanishJehovah s gift or grace .-----
JENSDanishJehovah s gift or grace .-----
JERRIKDanishever ruler.-----
JESPERDanishtreasure master or jasper.-----
JOACHIMDanish whom Jehovah has set up.-----
JOHANDanishJehovah s gift or grace.-----
JOKUMDanish whom Jehovah has set up.-----
JRGENDanishfarmer husbandman.-----
JRNDanishfarmer husbandman.-----
JAAPDutchsupplanter.-----
JACOBDutchsupplanter.-----
JACOBINDutcha Jacobin.-----
JACOBINEDutcha Jacobin.-----
JACOBUSDutchsupplanter.-----
JAKOBDutchsupplanter.-----
JAKOBUSDutchsupplanter.-----
JANDutchJehovah s gift or grace .-----
JEFDutchaddition or he will add.-----
JELLEDutcheverlasting or ever living.-----
JEREMIASDutchwhom Jehovah has established or appointed.-----
JEROENDutchholy name.-----
JOCHEMDutch whom Jehovah has set up.-----
JOEPDutchaddition or he will add.-----
JOERIDutchfarmer husbandman.-----
JOHANDutchJehovah s gift or grace.-----
JOHANNEKEDutchJehovah s gift or grace .-----
JOHANNESDutchJehovah s gift or grace .-----
JOOPDutchJehovah s gift or grace .-----
JOOSDutchaddition or he will add.-----
JOOSTDutchjust.-----
JORDAANDutchthe descender.-----
JORISDutchfarmer husbandman.-----
JOSDutchaddition or he will add.-----
JOSEFDutchaddition or he will add.-----
JOSTDutchjust.-----
JOZEFDutchaddition or he will add.-----
JOZUADutchJehovah is salvation whose salvation is Jehovah.-----
JRGDutchfarmer husbandman.-----
JRGENDutchfarmer husbandman.-----
JURRIAANDutchfarmer husbandman.-----
JAEgyptianmayor.-----
JANAISEgyptianan Egyptian king of Bubastis.-----
JAANAIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yaanay meaning whom Jehovah answers. In the bible this is the name of a man in the tribe of Gad.-----
JAASAUEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yaasuw meaning they will do or Jehovah made. In the bible this is the name of a descendant of Bani.-----
JABEZEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yabets meaning pain, sorrow. In the bible this is the name of a member of Caleb s family.-----
JABINEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yabiyn meaning whom God observes. In the bible this is the name of two kings of the Hazor.-----
JACHINEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yakiyn meaning he establishes or whom God strengthens. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Simeon.-----
JACKEnglishProbably originally an Anglicized form of French Jacques meaning supplanter, it is now considered a pet form of English John meaning God is gracious.-----
JACKIEEnglishPet form of English Jack meaning supplanter or God is gracious. Compare with feminine Jackie.-----
JACKSONEnglishEnglish patronymic surname transferred to forename use meaning son of Jack.-----
JACOBEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Iakob and Hebrew Yaaqob meaning supplanter. In the Old Testament bible this is the name of a son of Isaac and Rebecca and the twin brother of Esau. In the New Testament it is the name of Mary s father in law.-----
JADAEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yada meaning he knows or wise. In the bible this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah.-----
JADEEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the name of the precious stone meaning jade.-----
JADENEnglishElaborated form of English unisex Jade meaning jade.-----
JADONEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yadown meaning judge, thankful, or whom God has judged. In the bible this is the name of a man who helped Nehemiah rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.-----
JADYNEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Jaden meaning jade.-----
JAEEnglishVariant spelling of English Jay a short form of name beginning with the letter J.-----
JAFETEnglishVariant spelling of English Japheth meaning opened or abundant, spacious.-----
JAHLEELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yachleel meaning God waits or whom God has made sick. In the bible this is the name of a member of the tribe of Zebulun.-----
JAHZEELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yachtse el meaning whom God allots. In the bible this is the name of a son of Naphtali.-----
JAIEnglishVariant spelling of English Jay a short form of longer names beginning with J.-----
JAIDENEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Jaden meaning jade.-----
JAIMIEEnglishVariant spelling of English/Scottish Jamie meaning supplanter. Compare with feminine Jaimie.-----
JAIREnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yaiyr meaning whom God enlightens. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a descendant of Manasseh.-----
JAIRUSEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Iairos meaning whom God enlightens. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a descendant of Manasseh.-----
JAKEEnglishMiddle English variant form of English Jack God is gracious.-----
JALENEnglishVariant spelling of English Jalon meaning God lodges or passing the night tarrying.-----
JALONEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yalown meaning God lodges or passing the night tarrying. In the bible this is the name of a son of Ezra and a descendent of Caleb.-----
JAMAAREnglishVariant spelling of English Jamar probably meaning either to change or happy and healthy.-----
JAMAREnglishModern American English name of uncertain origin. It may be from Hebrew Yamir meaning to change, or it may be a contracted form of the French surname Jamard from German Gamhard meaning happy and healthy.-----
JAMESEnglishMiddle English and Old French vernacular form of Late Latin Jacomus from Greek Iakobos meaning supplanter. In the New Testament bible this is the name of several characters including two apostles and a half brother of Jesus.-----
JAMEYEnglishVariant spelling of English/Scottish Jamie meaning supplanter.-----
JAMIEEnglishEnglish and Scottish pet form of James meaning supplanter. Compare with feminine Jamie.-----
JAMIESONEnglishEnglish and Scottish patronymic surname transferred to forename use meaning son of Jamie.-----
JAMINEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yamiyn meaning the right hand, the right side, or the right quarter. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Simeon.-----
JAMISONEnglishVariant spelling of English/Scottish Jamieson meaning son of Jamie.-----
JANMiddleEnglishEnglish form of English John meaning God is gracious.Compare with other forms of Jan.-----
JANKINEnglishDiminutive form of Middle English Jan meaning God is gracious.-----
JAPETHEnglishVariant spelling of English Japheth meaning opened or abundant, spacious.-----
JAPHETEnglishVariant spelling of English Japheth meaning opened or abundant, spacious.-----
JAPHETHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yepheth meaning opened or abundant, spacious. In the bible this is the name of the third son of Noah.-----
JAREBEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yareb meaning contender. In the bible this is an epithet given to the king of Assyria.-----
JAREDEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Iaret Hebrew Yered meaning descent. In the bible this is the name of the father of Enoch and a descendant of Judah. Also spelled Jered.-----
JARETHEnglishProbably a modern variant spelling of English Jared meaning descent.-----
JARLATHEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Iarfhlaith meaning lord of the west.-----
JARODEnglishVariant spelling of English Jared meaning descent.-----
JARONEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yaron meaning to shout and sing.-----
JARREDEnglishVariant spelling of English Jared meaning descent.-----
JARRETTEnglishVariant spelling of English Garrett meaning spear strong.-----
JARRODEnglishVariant spelling of English Jared meaning descent.-----
JARVISEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from Middle English Gervase meaning spear servant.-----
JASHUBEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yashuwb meaning he will return or turning oneself. In the bible this is the name of a son of Bani and a son of Issachar.-----
JASONEnglishLatin form of Greek Iason meaning to heal. In mythology this is the name of a son of son and leader of the Argonauts.-----
JASPEREnglishEnglishform of Spanish Gaspar meaning treasure bearer. Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi wise men from the east who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible Jasper is one of them the other two are Balthasar and Melchior. Jasper is also the name of an opaque cryptocrystalline variety of quartz that may be red yellow or brown in color.Also spelled Casper and Kasper.-----
JAVANEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yavan meaning Ionia, Greece. In the bible this is a place name and the name of a grandson of Noah.-----
JAXONEnglishModern spelling of English Jackson meaning son of Jack.-----
JAYEnglishEnglishshort form of names beginning with the letter J. May also be given as a bird name. Compare with another form of Jay.-----
JAYCOBEnglishVariant spelling of English Jacob meaning supplanter.-----
JAYDENEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Jaden meaning jade.-----
JAYDONEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Jaden meaning jade.-----
JAYEEnglishVariant spelling of English Jay a short form of names beginning with the letter J.-----
JAYLENEnglishVariant spelling of English Jalen meaning God lodges or passing the night tarrying.-----
JAYLINEnglishVariant spelling of English Jalen meaning God lodges or passing the night tarrying.-----
JAYLONEnglishVariant spelling of English Jalen meaning God lodges or passing the night tarrying.-----
JAYLYNEnglishVariant spelling of English Jalen meaning God lodges or passing the night tarrying.-----
JAYMESEnglishVariant spelling of English James meaning supplanter.-----
JAYSONEnglishEnglish variant spelling of Latin Jason meaning to heal.-----
JEBEnglishPet form of English Jacob meaning supplanter.-----
JEDEnglishShort form of English Jedidiah meaning beloved of God or friend of God.-----
JEDIDIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yediydeyah meaning beloved of God, delight of God, or friend of God. In the bible this is a name given to Solomon by Nathan.-----
JEDUTHUNEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yeduwthuwn meaning praising. In the bible this is the name of a Levite of the family of Merari.-----
JEFFEnglishShort form of English Jefferey probably meaning God s peace.-----
JEFFEREYEnglishVariant form of English Geoffrey probably meaning God s peace.-----
JEFFERSONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use meaning son of Jeffrey.-----
JEFFERYEnglishVariant spelling of English Jefferey probably meaning God s peace.-----
JEFFREYEnglishVariant spelling of English Jefferey probably meaning God s peace.-----
JEFFRYEnglishVariant spelling of English Jefferey probably meaning God s peace.-----
JEHEZEKELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yechezqel meaning God will strengthen. In the bible this is the name of a prophet the author of the Book of Ezekiel.-----
JEHIELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yechiyel meaning God lives or whom God preserves alive. In the bible this is the name of many characters including a son of king Jehoshaphat.-----
JEHOAHAZEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehowachaz meaning Jehovah as seized or whom Jehovah holds fast. In the bible this is the name of two kings of Judah and a king of Israel.-----
JEHOASHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehowash meaning given by the Lord or whom Jehovah gave. In the bible this is the name of a son of king Ahaziah and a son of king Jehoahaz.-----
JEHOHANANEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehowchanan meaning whom Jehovah gave. In the bible this is the name of many characters including a high priest who lived in the time of Ezra.-----
JEHOIACHINEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehowyakiyn meaning God establishes. In the bible this is the name of a king of Judah the son of Yehowyaqiym. He was imprisoned by Nebuchadnezzar.-----
JEHOIAKIMEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym meaning Jehovah raises up. In the bible this is the name of a king of Judah who was defeated by the Babylonians.-----
JEHONATHANEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehownathan meaning God has given. In the bible this is the name of many characters including the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David.-----
JEHORAMEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehowram meaning God is exalted. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a king of Judah.-----
JEHOSAPHATEnglishVariant spelling of English Jehoshaphat meaning God has judged or whom God judges.-----
JEHOSHAFATEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehoshafat meaning God has judged or whom God judges.-----
JEHOSHAPHATEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehowshaphat meaning God has judged or whom God judges. In the bible this is the name of many characters including a king of Judah.-----
JEHOSHUAEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa meaning God is salvation. In the bible this is the name of several characters including the leader of the Israelites after Moses died. Joshua is another Anglicized form.-----
JEHOVAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehovah a pronunciation of God s ineffable name meaning the existing one. The name was created by blending the letters of the tetragrammaton YHWH with the vowels from Adonai.-----
JEHUEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehuw meaning God is He. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a king of Israel and a son of Hanani.-----
JEHUDIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehuwdiy meaning Jew. In the bible this is the name of a son of Nethaniah.-----
JEMEnglishPet form of English James supplanter and Jeremy Jehovah casts forth or Jehovah hurls.-----
JEMMYEnglishPet form of English James meaning supplanter.-----
JENKINEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from Middle English Jankin meaning God is gracious.-----
JEPEnglishShort form of English Jephthah meaning he opens or whom God sets free.-----
JEPHTHAEnglishVariant spelling of English Jephthah meaning he opens or whom God sets free.-----
JEPHTHAHEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Iephthae and Hebrew Yiphtach meaning he opens or whom God sets free. In the bible this is the name of a city and the name of a son of Gilead. Also spelled Jiphtah and Jephtha.-----
JEPTHAEnglishVariant spelling of English Jephthah meaning he opens or whom God sets free.-----
JERAHMEELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yerachmeel meaning may God have pity or whom God loves. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Hezron.-----
JERAHMIELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yerachmiel meaning may God have pity or whom God loves. In the book of Enoch this is the name of an archangel.-----
JERALDEnglishVariant spelling of English Gerald meaning spear ruler.-----
JEREEnglishShort form of English Jeremiah meaning Jehovah casts forth or Jehovah hurls.-----
JEREDEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yered meaning descent. In the bible this is the name of the father of Enoch and a descendant of Judah. Also spelled Jared.-----
JEREMIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Ieremias Jehovah casts forth or Jehovah hurls and Hebrew Yirmeyah whom God has appointed . In the bible this is the name of many characters including one of the six major prophets.-----
JEREMIELEnglishVariant spelling of English Jerahmiel meaning may God have pity or whom God loves.-----
JEREMYEnglishVariant form of English Jeremiah meaning Jehovah casts forth or Jehovah hurls.-----
JERIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yeriyah meaning people of Jehovah or taught by Jehovah. In the bible this is the name of the chief of the house of Hebron. Also spelled Jerijah.-----
JERICHOAnglicizedEnglishform of Hebrew Yeriychow meaning city of the moon or place of fragrance. In the bible this is the name of a city near the Dead Sea abounding in fragrant products such as balsam and cyprus. Compare with another form of Jericho.-----
JERIJAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yeriyah meaning people of Jehovah or taught by Jehovah. In the bible this is the name of the chief of the house of Hebron. Also spelled Jeriah.-----
JERMAINEEnglishEnglish variant spelling of French Germain meaning from Germany.-----
JEROLDEnglishVariant spelling of English Gerald meaning spear ruler.-----
JEROMEEnglishEnglish form of French Jerome meaning holy name.-----
JERRARDEnglishVariant spelling of English Gerrard meaning spear strong.-----
JERREDEnglishVariant spelling of English Jared meaning descent.-----
JERRODEnglishVariant spelling of English Jared meaning descent.-----
JERROLDEnglishVariant spelling of English Gerald meaning spear ruler.-----
JERRYEnglishPet form of English Jeremy meaning Jehovah casts forth or Jehovah hurls.Compare with feminine Jerry.-----
JERVISEnglishVariant spelling of English Jarvis meaning spear servant.-----
JESAIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yeshayah meaning God is salvation. In the bible this is the name of one of the most famous prophets. Also spelled Isaiah and Jeshaiah.-----
JESHAIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yeshayah meaning God is salvation. In the bible this is the name of one of the most famous prophets. Also spelled Isaiah and Jesaiah.-----
JESHUAEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yeshuwa meaning he is saved. In the bible this is the name of many characters including a son of Nun.-----
JESIMIELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yesiymael meaning whom God makes, or possibly more fully whom God makes grow old. In the bible this is the name of a Simeonite chief of the family of Shimei.-----
JESSShortEnglishform of English Jesse meaning gift.Compare with feminine Jess.-----
JESSEEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yishay meaning I possess or wealthy. In the bible this is the name of the father of King David.-----
JETHEREnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yether meaning overhanging or abundance. In the bible this is the name of many characters including the father in law of Moses. He is also known by the name Jethro.-----
JETHROEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yithrow meaning his abundance or overhanging. In the bible this is the name of the father in law of Moses. He is also known by the name Jether.-----
JETTEnglishEnglish name meaning jet the mineral , from Latin gagates meaning lapis stone from Gagai, a town in Lycia Asia Minor.-----
JIMEnglishShort form of English Jimmy meaning supplanter.-----
JIMIEnglishVariant spelling of English Jimmy meaning supplanter.-----
JIMMIEEnglishVariant spelling of English Jimmy meaning supplanter.-----
JIMMYEnglishEnglish pet form of English/French James meaning supplanter.-----
JIPHTAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yiphtach meaning he opens or whom God sets free. In the bible this is the name of a city and the name of a son of Gilead. Also spelled Jephthah.-----
JOEnglishVariant spelling of English Joe meaning God shall add another son .Compare with feminine Jo.-----
JOABEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yowab meaning Jehovah is father or whose father is Jehovah. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a commander of King David s army.-----
JOACHIMEnglishContracted form of English Jehoiakim meaning Jehovah raises up.-----
JOAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yowach meaning Jehovah is brother or whose brother is Jehovah. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Asaph.-----
JOAHAZEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yowachaz meaning Jehovah as seized or whom Jehovah holds fast. In the bible this is the name of the father of Joah Josiah s chronicler.-----
JOASHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yowash meaning given by the Lord. In the bible this is the name of several characters including the father of Gideon.-----
JOBEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Iob Hebrew Iyowb meaning hated, oppressed. In the bible this is the name of a patient man who was severely tested by God.-----
JOBYEnglishPet form of English Job meaning hated, oppressed.-----
JOCELYNEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from the Old French personal name Joscelin meaning Gaut.-----
JOCKEnglishScottish form of English Jack meaning God is gracious.-----
JODYEnglishPet form of English Joseph meaning God shall add another son . Compare with feminine Jody.-----
JOEEnglishShort form of English Joseph meaning God shall add another son .-----
JOELEnglishEnglish form of Greek Ioel Hebrew Yowel meaning Jehovah is God or to whom Jehovah is God. In the bible this is the name of many characters including one of the minor prophets.-----
JOEYEnglishPet form of English Joseph meaning God shall add another son .-----
JOHANANEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yowchanan meaning God is gracious.-----
JOHNAnglicizedEnglishform of Greek Ioannes Latin Johannes meaning God is gracious. In the bible this is the name of many characters including John the Baptist.-----
JOHNATHANEnglishVariant spelling of English Jonathan meaning God has given.-----
JOHNATHONEnglishVariant spelling of English Jonathan meaning God has given.-----
JOHNIEEnglishPet form of English John meaning God is gracious.-----
JOHNNIEEnglishEnglish unisex pet form of John and Johnna both meaning God is gracious.-----
JOHNNYEnglishPet form of English John meaning God is gracious.-----
JOJOEnglishUnisex pet form of English Joe God shall add another son and Jo God is gracious.-----
JOKTANEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yoqtan meaning small. In the bible this is the name of a descendant of Shem.-----
JOLYONEnglishMedieval English variant spelling of Roman Latin Julian meaning descended from Jupiter Jove .-----
JONPetEnglishform of English Jonathan meaning God has given. Compare with other forms of Jon.-----
JONAEnglishAnglicized form of Latin Jonas Greek Ionas meaning dove.-----
JONAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yonah meaning dove. In the bible this is the name of a prophet who was swallowed by a great fish.-----
JONATHANEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yownathan meaning God has given. In the bible this is the name of the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David.-----
JONATHONEnglishVariant spelling of English Jonathan meaning God has given.-----
JONNYEnglishVariant spelling of English Johnny meaning God is gracious.-----
JONTYEnglishPet form of English Jonathan meaning God has given.-----
JOOLSEnglishEnglish form of French Jules meaning descended from Jupiter Jove .-----
JOPHIELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yophiel meaning beauty of God. In Jewish lore this is the name of an archangel.-----
JORAMEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Ioram and Hebrew Yowram meaning God is exalted. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a king of Judah.-----
JORDANEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Iordanes and Hebrew unisex Yarden meaning flowing down. In the Old Testament bible this is the name of a river in Palestine. In the New Testament Jesus was baptized in this river by John the Baptist.-----
JORDIVariantEnglishspelling of English unisex Jordie meaning flowing down. Compare with another form of Jordi.-----
JORDIEEnglishPet form of English unisex Jordan meaning flowing down.-----
JORDONEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Jordan meaning flowing down.-----
JORDYNEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Jordan meaning flowing down.-----
JOSAPHATEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Iosaphat meaning God has judged or whom God judges. In the bible this is the name of a king of Judah.-----
JOSEPHEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Ioseph Hebrew Yehowceph and Yowceph meaning God shall add another son .In the bible this is the name of the husband of Mary the mother of Jesus and the name of the eleventh son of Jacob who became an advisor to the pharaoh of Egypt.-----
JOSESEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Ioses meaning exalted. In the bible this is the name of a brother of Jesus.-----
JOSHEnglishShort form of English Joshua meaning God is salvation.-----
JOSHAPHATEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yowshaphat meaning God has judged or whom God judges. In the bible this is the name of a priest and the name of one of King David s warriors.-----
JOSHAWAEnglishVariant spelling of English Joshua meaning God is salvation.-----
JOSHUAEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa meaning God is salvation. In the bible this is the name of several characters including the leader of the Israelites after Moses died. Jehoshua is another Anglicized form.-----
JOSIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yoshiyah Greek Josias meaning whom Jehovah heals. In the bible this is the name of the sixteenth king of Judah.-----
JOSSEnglish1 Pet form of English unisex Jocelyn meaning Gaut.-----
JOSSEEnglishMiddle English form of Norman French Josce meaning lord.-----
JOTHAMEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yowtham meaning God is perfect. In the bible this is the name of several characters including the youngest son of Gideon.-----
JOYCEEnglishEnglish unisex form of Norman French Josce meaning lord. In the Middle Ages this was a masculine name now it is almost strictly feminine.-----
JUBALEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yuwbal meaning river, stream. In the bible this is the name of a son of Lamech.-----
JUDAEnglishVariant spelling of English Judah meaning praised.-----
JUDAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Yehuwdah meaning praised. In the bible this is the name of many characters including the fourth son of Jacob and Leah the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.-----
JUDDEnglishMedieval pet form of English Jordan meaning flowing down.-----
JUDEEnglishAnother Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehuwdah meaning praised. In the bible this is the name of the brother of James.-----
JULESEnglishFrench form of Roman Latin Julius meaning descended from Jupiter Jove . In use by the English.-----
JULIANEnglishShort form of Roman Latin Julianus meaning descended from Jupiter Jove . In use by the English.-----
JULYANEnglishEnglish form of Roman Latin Julian meaning descended from Jupiter Jove .-----
JUNIOREnglishEnglish pet name for a boy who has the same name as his father derived from Latin junior meaning young.-----
JUSTICEEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from a Middle English and Old French byname for a fair minded person meaning equity, justice.-----
JUSTINEnglishEnglish form of Roman Latin Justinus meaning fair, just.-----
JUSTYEnglishUnisex pet form of English Justin and Justine both meaning fair, just.-----
JOCHJOEsperantoPet form of Esperanto Johano God is gracious and Jozefo God shall add another son .-----
JOHANOEsperantoEsperanto form of Latin Johannes meaning God is gracious.-----
JOZEFOEsperantoEsperanto form of Latin Josephus meaning God shall add another son .-----
JAAKFinnishShort form of Finnish Jaako meaning supplanter.-----
JAAKKOFinnishVariant spelling of Finnish Jaako meaning supplanter.-----
JAAKOFinnishFinnish form of Latin Jacobus meaning supplanter.-----
JALMARIFinnishFinnish form of Scandinavian Hjalmar meaning helmet warrior.-----
JALOFinnishFinnish name meaning gracious and noble.-----
JANIFinnishFinnishpet form of Low German Jan meaning God is gracious. Compare with another form of Jani.-----
JANNEFinnishFinnishform of Latin Johannes meaning God is gracious. Compare with another form of Janne.-----
JARIFinnishPet form of Finnish Jalmari meaning helmet warrior.-----
JASKAFinnishPet form of Finnish Jaakko and Russian Iakov both meaning supplanter.-----
JOHANFinnishShort form of Latin Johannes meaning God is gracious. In use by the Czechs Finnish Germans and Scandinavians.-----
JONIFinnishFinnish form of Greek Ioannes Latin Johannes meaning God is gracious.-----
JOONAFinnishFinnish form of Greek Ionas meaning dove.-----
JOONASFinnishFinnish form of Greek Ionas meaning dove.-----
JOOSEPPIFinnishFinnish form of Greek Ioseph meaning God shall add another son .-----
JORKKIFinnishFinnish form of Swedish Jorgen meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
JORMAFinnishFinnish form of Greek Ieremias Hebrew Yirmeyahu meaning Jehovah casts forth or Jehovah hurls.-----
JOUKAHAINENFinnishFinnish myth name of the rival of Vainamoinen possibly meaning great, large.-----
JOUKOFinnishShort form of Finnish Joukahainen possibly meaning great, large.-----
JOUNIFinnishFinnish form of Greek Ioannes Latin Johannes meaning God is gracious.-----
JUHAFinnishFinnish form of Greek Ioannes meaning God is gracious.-----
JUHANAFinnishFinnish form of Greek Ioannes meaning God is gracious.-----
JUHANIFinnishFinnish form of Greek Ioannes meaning God is gracious.-----
JUHOFinnishFinnish form of Greek Ioannes meaning God is gracious.-----
JUKKAFinnishFinnish form of Greek Ioannes meaning God is gracious.-----
JUSSIFinnishFinnish form of Greek Georgios meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
JUUSOFinnishPet form of Finnish Jooseppi meaning God shall add another son .-----
JYRIFinnishFinnish form of Greek Georgios meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
JYRKIFinnishFinnish form of Greek Georgios meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
JACQUESFrenchFrench diminutive form of Latin Jacobus meaning supplanter.-----
JAMESFrenchMiddle English and Old French vernacular form of Late Latin Jacomus from Greek Iakobos meaning supplanter. In the New Testament bible this is the name of several characters including two apostles and a half brother of Jesus.-----
JEANFrenchA derivative of Anglo Norman French Jehan meaning God is gracious. Compare with feminine Jean.-----
JEAN BAPTISTEFrenchFrench compound name composed of Jean God is gracious and Baptiste baptist.-----
JEANNOTFrenchPet form of French Jean meaning God is gracious.-----
JEHANFrenchOld French form of Latin Johan meaning God is gracious.-----
JEREMIEFrenchFrench form of Greek Ieremias meaning Jehovah casts forth or Jehovah hurls.-----
JERMEFrenchFrench form of Latin Hieronymus meaning holy name.-----
JOLFrenchFrench form of Greek Ioel Hebrew Yowel meaning Jehovah is God or to whom Jehovah is God.-----
JORIFrenchFrench Provencal form of Latin Georgius meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
JOSCEFrenchNorman French form of Latin Jodocus meaning lord.-----
JOSCELINFrenchNorman French form of Old High German Gautelen meaning Gaut.-----
JOSUEFrenchFrench and Spanish form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa meaning God is salvation.-----
JOURDAINFrenchFrench form of Hebrew Yarden meaning flowing down.-----
JULESFrenchFrenchform of Roman Latin Julius meaning descended from Jupiter Jove . In use by the English.-----
JULIENFrenchFrench form of Roman Latin Julianus meaning descended from Jupiter Jove .-----
JUSTEFrenchFrench form of Roman Latin Justus meaning fair, just.-----
JAKOBGermanGerman and Scandinavian form of Greek Iakob meaning supplanter.-----
JANLowGermanGerman short form of Latin Johan meaning God is gracious. Compare with another form of Jan.-----
JEREMIUSGermanGerman Latinized form of Greek Ieremias meaning Jehovah casts forth or Jehovah hurls.-----
JOCHEMGermanDutch and German form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym meaning Jehovah raises up.-----
JOCHENGermanGerman form Hebrew Yehowyakiyn meaning God establishes.-----
JOCHIMGermanGerman form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym meaning Jehovah raises up.-----
JOHANGermanShort form of Latin Johannes meaning God is gracious. In use by the Czechs Finnish Germans and Scandinavians.-----
JOHANNGermanGerman name derived from Latin Johannes meaning God is gracious.-----
JORGGermanGerman form of Latin Georgius meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
JRGENGermanLow German form of Latin Georgius meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
JURIANGermanLow German form of Latin Georgius meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
JOHANNIcelandicIcelandic from of Latin Johannes meaning God is gracious.-----
JOHANNESIcelandicIcelandic form of Latin Johannes meaning God is gracious.-----
JONIcelandicContracted form of Icelandic Johann meaning God is gracious.-----
JONASIcelandicIcelandic form of Greek Ionas meaning dove.-----
JONATANIcelandicIcelandic form of Hebrew Yownathan meaning God has given.-----
JAHANPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name meaning world.-----
JAHANGIRPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name meaning world conqueror.-----
JAMSHADPersian/Avestan/IranianVariant spelling of Persian Jamshid possibly meaning shining river.-----
JAMSHEDPersian/Avestan/IranianVariant spelling of Persian Jamshid possibly meaning shining river.-----
JAMSHEEDPersian/Avestan/IranianVariant spelling of Persian Jamshid possibly meaning shining river.-----
JAMSHIDPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name possibly meaning shining river. In mythology this is the name of the fourth king of the Kayanian dynasty.-----
JAVAIDPersian/Avestan/IranianVariant spelling of Persian Javid meaning eternal.-----
JAVEDPersian/Avestan/IranianVariant spelling of Persian Javid meaning eternal.-----
JAVIDPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name derived from the word jawid meaning eternal.-----

Girl Name Origins

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Explore baby girl names with Baby Name

Oh happy day—a little girl is on the way! Congratulations to you and your family on the impending arrival of your beautiful baby girl! We're sure you're bursting at the seams with excitement and can't wait to meet your new little one, but there's one little hurdle to clear: selecting a baby name fit for your little princess.

Here at Mama Natural, we pride ourselves in dishing out the best of the best in baby girl names. We have something for everyone whether you're the artsy type with your eye on Indigo or a royal baby name lover with your heart set on Charlotte. We've scoured the world far and wide for thousands of baby girl names and they're all here waiting for your attention.

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When it comes to a name, sometimes a letter just sticks with you. Maybe you're in love with melodic girl names that start with M, or a zesty letter girl name that starts with Z. We take the guesswork out of things and have organized little girl names by letter, allowing you to go right to what you want with the click of the mouse.

We also have a section where we list the most popular girl names for each letter, giving you a quick snapshot of what's trending for each. Certain letters are trending hard like girl names that start with A and girl names that start with E, but there are plenty of letters worthy of your attention. You might just find a stunning name hidden behind an unsuspecting letter, like a girls name that starts with Q!

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We know popularity is a big make or break factor for many parents. You may prefer the mystery of unique baby girl names. Or perhaps you can’t resist this year’s trendiest and most popular girl names. We've solved that conundrum by listing each name's popularity along with it, giving you a peek at the charts without needing to navigate additional sites.

When looking at popular girl names, there are few things to consider:

  • Are there other spellings of the name that are also popular? This could lead to the name being more common than you thought like Sophia/Sofia.
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  • Is your favorite name on the rise? Vintage dolls like Amelia and Evelyn have been spiking in recent years, rising from relative rarity to the top of the charts.

Be sure to check the popularity of each name on your list to make sure it fits your desired popularity.

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Every name has a story and a style behind it. Your baby girl deserves a name that speaks to you, and we want to make magic happen for your family. Every parent has their own style checklist when it comes to a name and we have your back on that. We have all sorts of fashionable baby girl names in our collection including:

We know that styles come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. We have a little something for everyone and won't leave you disappointed with our assortment of thousands of baby girl names.

Get to the root of it

We all came from somewhere, and names are no exception. Each name has a unique origin and some overlap as variants and diminutives easily spread around the world. Discover where your favorite baby girl names came from or find a name that honors your family's history. We've traveled the great wide world of baby names for you and organized them all by origin to make it a breeze. We have all the bases covered including:

Baby girl names come from all walks of life and there are many rare beauties that can be found by exploring other cultures. Investigate an origin outside of your regular stomping grounds and you might just find a stunning surprise. Some of today's top names have surprising origins whether it's Layla's Arabic roots or Mila’s Slavic start.

Baby girl names with meaning

Every name also has a hidden meaning which can be a point of interest for parents. While some are stunning like Abigail’s “the father is rejoicing,” others can be a little less inviting like Leah’s “weary one.” Some meanings may be obvious like Violet being a flower, while others like Penelope have an obscure meaning like “the weaver.”

We invite you to explore the meanings of your favorite baby girl names. Some may surprise you. Along the way, you may find a new beloved name with an irresistible meaning that speaks to your heart.

Notable baby girl name lists

Want to explore a new style but aren't sure where to start? We've compiled several lists of baby girl names that you'll love. Each list takes a range of the best girl names that fit a certain category and places them all in one easy to view spot. Check out our offerings including:

Each list might contain a favorite of yours or a new beauty you haven't even considered. Sometimes all it takes is seeing a name in a new light to make it sing to you. We strive to bring names to life and hope you find a new favorite or two along the way.

Find the perfect baby girl’s name

Remember to relax and have fun while looking at baby girl names. Not every name is going to fit and, let’s face it, with thousands of them in our collection, most aren't. But the perfect girl’s name is out there and you will find it in time. Set out on your search with an open heart and mind and the right baby girl’s name might just find you.