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Jabari
Language of origin: Swahili
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the brave
Words: jabari=the brave (Swahili)
Variants: Jabari  English   (#944 in US 2015 popularity)

Jackson
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Jack
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'son of Jack'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Jackson  English   (#17 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jaxen  English   (#651 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jaxon  English   (#44 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jaxson  English   (#84 in US 2015 popularity)

Jackton
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Info about origin: maybe from a place name with the meaning 'Jack's town'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Jackton  English
 Jaxton  English   (#409 in US 2015 popularity)

Jacob
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Yahweh may protect; holder of the heel; supplanter
Info about origin: original, etymological meaning might be 'He (God) may protect'
 but already in the Old Testament the name is interpreted as 'holder of the heel' or 'supplanter'
 in the Old Testament Jacob is a son of Isaac and the father of 12 sons who will found the 12 tribes of Israel
 during birth Jacob held the heel of his twin brother Esau for becoming the first-born (thus the given name interpretations)
 in the New Testament James the Elder and James the Younger are two disciples of Jesus
Words: yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew) ; aqeb=the heel (Hebrew) ; aqab=to supplant, to cheat (Hebrew)
Female form: Jacqueline
Variants: Jacob  English, Scandinavian, Dutch   (#4 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jakob  German   (#523 in US 2015 popularity)
 Diego  Spanish   (#124 in US 2015 popularity)
 Giacomo  Italian
 Jacques  French
 Jago  Spanish
 Jaime  Spanish   (#485 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jake  English   (#205 in US 2015 popularity)
 James  English   (#7 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jamie  English, Scottish   (#820 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jim  English
 Jimmy  English   (#575 in US 2015 popularity)
 Thiago  Spanish   (#333 in US 2015 popularity)
 Tiago  Portuguese
 Seamus  Irish   (#946 in US 2015 popularity)

Jacoby
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Info about origin: maybe from a family name which derives from the given name 'Jacob'
Variants: Jacoby  English   (#654 in US 2015 popularity)

Jadon
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: thankful
Info about origin: a person of this name is mentioned in the Old Testament
Words: yadown=thankful (Hebrew)
Female form: Jadon
Variants: Jadon  English   (#923 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jaden  English   (#201 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jaiden  English   (#268 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jayden  English   (#20 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jaydon  English   (#998 in US 2015 popularity)

Jaeger
Language of origin: German
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Hunter
Info about origin: use of the German word 'Jäger' / 'Jaeger' (meaning 'hunter') as a given name in English
 not used as a given name in German-speaking countries
Words:  (German)
Variants: Jaeger  English

Jagger
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: peddler, carter
Info about origin: from a family name derived from a job title for a peddler or a carter
 famous as the family name of Mick Jagger, the lead singer of 'The Rolling Stones'
Words: jager=the peddler, the carter (Old English)
Variants: Jagger  English   (#657 in US 2015 popularity)

Jair
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: he enlightens
Info about origin: in the Bible Jair is a judge of the Israelites
Words: owr=to enlighten, to shine (Hebrew)
Variants: Jair  English
 Jairo  Spanish   (#876 in US 2015 popularity)
 Yahir  English   (#657 in US 2015 popularity)

Jalen
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: recent name, maybe invented, meaning unknown
Female form: Jalen
Variants: Jalen  English   (#587 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jaylen  English   (#345 in US 2015 popularity)

Jamal
Language of origin: Arabic
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: beauty
Info about origin: in some parts of the Arab world used as male name, in other parts used as a female name
Words: jamal=the beauty (Arabic)
Variants: Jamal  Arabic   (#736 in US 2015 popularity)

Jamari
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Jamari  English   (#546 in US 2015 popularity)

Jamarion
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Jamarion  English   (#954 in US 2015 popularity)

Jameson
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of James
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'son of James'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Jameson  English   (#144 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jamison  English   (#447 in US 2015 popularity)

Jamir
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Jamir  English   (#694 in US 2015 popularity)

Jared
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: descent
Info about origin: in the Bible Jared/Yared is the father of Henoch
 since around 1960 the name became quickly popular in the US
Words: yarad=to descend, to sink (Hebrew)
Variants: Jared  English   (#340 in US 2015 popularity)

Jason
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: male
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Jason was the leader of the Argonauts in search of the Golden Fleece
Words: iasthai=to heal (Old Greek)
Variants: Jason  English   (#86 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jace  English   (#75 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jase  English   (#182 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jayce  English   (#132 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jayceon  English   (#262 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jayson  English   (#407 in US 2015 popularity)

Jasper
Language of origin: Old Persian
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: treasurer
Info about origin: known from Jasper, one of the three kings who visit the newborn Jesus
Words: ghaz=the treasure (Old Persian) ; bar=to manage (Old Persian)
Variants: Jasper  German, Low German, Dutch, English   (#215 in US 2015 popularity)
 Caspar  German
 Kaspar  German
 Gaspar  English
 Gaspard  French
 Gaspare  Italian
 Gasparo  Italian
 Jesper  Scandinavian

Javan
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Greece
Info about origin: 'yavan' was the Hebrew name for Greece
 in the Bible Javan is one of the grandsons of Noah
Words: yavan=Greece (Hebrew)
Variants: Javan  English
 Javon  English   (#861 in US 2015 popularity)

Javion
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Javion  English   (#897 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jayvion  English   (#994 in US 2015 popularity)

Jay
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: short form of various names starting with 'J' or 'Ja', like Jack, Jacob or James
Variants: Jay  English, Tagalog   (#394 in US 2015 popularity)

Jaziel
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Jaziel  English   (#938 in US 2015 popularity)

Jedidiah
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: beloved of Yahweh
Words: yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew)
Variants: Jedidiah  English   (#715 in US 2015 popularity)

Jefferson
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Jeffrey
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'son of Jeffrey'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Jefferson  English   (#670 in US 2015 popularity)

Jenson
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Jens
Info about origin: from a Scandinavian family name with the meaning 'son of Jens'
 'Jensen' is the most common family name in Denmark
Words: son=the son (Scandinavian)
Variants: Jenson  English
 Jensen  English   (#395 in US 2015 popularity)

Jeremiah
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Yahwe uplifts
Info about origin: in the Bible Jeremiah is the second of the four major prophets in the Old Testament
Words: ruwm=to uplift, to lift up (Hebrew) ; yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew)
Variants: Jeremiah  English   (#55 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jeremia  German
 Jeremias  German
 Jeremy  English   (#174 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jerry  English   (#491 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jérémie  French
 Jarmo  Finnish
 Jarno  Finnish

Jesse
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: gift (?)
Info about origin: in the Bible Jesse is the father of David and thus one of the ancestors of Jesus
Variants: Jesse  English, German   (#178 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jessie  English   (#918 in US 2015 popularity)

Jett
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from the English word 'jet' for a special kind of coal or an intensive black color, like in the expression 'jet black'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Jett  English   (#332 in US 2015 popularity)

Joachim
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Yahweh will establish
Info about origin: in the apocryphal Gospel of James Saint Joachim was the husband of Saint Anna and the father of Mary
Words: yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew) ; Quwm=to rise, to establish (Hebrew)
Variants: Joachim  German, English, French, Polish
 Achim  German
 Jochen  German
 Gioacchino  Italian
 Joaquin  Spanish   (#321 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kim  Scandinavian
 Akim  Russian

Joel
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Yahweh is God
Info about origin: in the Bible Joel is a minor prophet
Words: yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew) ; el=God, the powerful (Hebrew)
Variants: Joel  German, English   (#159 in US 2015 popularity)
 Joël  French

John
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Yahweh is gracious
Info about origin: popular because of Saint John, the apostle and evangelist, and Saint John the Baptist
 very popular through the ages and in many countries
 until now there were 23 popes with the name 'John'
Words: yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew) ; chanan=to be gracious (Hebrew)
Female form: Johanna
Variants: John  English   (#26 in US 2015 popularity)
 Hannes  German
 Hans  German, Dutch, Scandinavian
 Hennes  German
 Jan  German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Polish, Czech
 Jens  German, Scandinavian
 Jo  German, Dutch
 Johan  German, Scandinavian, Czech   (#553 in US 2015 popularity)
 Johann  German
 Johannes  German
 Yan  German
 Yann  German
 Ean  English   (#976 in US 2015 popularity)
 Evan  English   (#67 in US 2015 popularity)
 Gian  Italian
 Gianni  Italian   (#564 in US 2015 popularity)
 Giovani  English, Spanish   (#791 in US 2015 popularity)
 Giovanni  Italian   (#130 in US 2015 popularity)
 Ian  English, Scottish   (#76 in US 2015 popularity)
 Ivan  English   (#137 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jack  English   (#40 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jackie  English
 Jacky  English
 Janik  French, Breton
 Jankin  English
 Jax  English   (#214 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jean  French
 Johnny  English   (#310 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jon  Scandinavian   (#736 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jonathon  English   (#876 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jovani  English   (#960 in US 2015 popularity)
 Juan  Spanish   (#114 in US 2015 popularity)
 Juanito  Spanish
 Shane  English, Irish   (#295 in US 2015 popularity)
 Shaun  English   (#768 in US 2015 popularity)
 Shawn  English   (#351 in US 2015 popularity)
 Yanick  French, Breton
 Yanik  French, Breton
 Yannick  French, Breton
 Zane  English   (#232 in US 2015 popularity)
 Ioannis  Greek
 Iwan  Russian
 Sean  Irish   (#211 in US 2015 popularity)
 Wanja  Russian
 Yahya  Arabic   (#971 in US 2015 popularity)

Johnathan
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: combination of 'John' and 'Jonathan'
 can also be seen simply as a variant of 'Jonathan'
Variants: Johnathan  English   (#309 in US 2015 popularity)

Jonael
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Jonael  English   (#918 in US 2015 popularity)

Jonah
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the dove
Info about origin: in the Bible Jonah is a prophet swallowed by a whale
Words: yonah=the dove (Hebrew)
Variants: Jonah  English   (#143 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jonas  German, Greek   (#428 in US 2015 popularity)
 Giona  Italian

Jonathan
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Yahweh has given, gift of Yahweh
Info about origin: in the Bible Jonathan is the oldest son of Saul
Words: yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew) ; nathan=to give (Hebrew)
Variants: Jonathan  German, English   (#48 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jonathas  French

Jordan
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the descending
Info about origin: the Jordan is the river in Israel where Jesus was baptized
 the name came to Europe in the times of the crusades
 the name of the river itself ('Yarden' in Hebrew) means 'the descending'
Words: yarad=to descend, to sink (Hebrew)
Female form: Jordan
Variants: Jordan  German, English   (#60 in US 2015 popularity)
 Giordano  Italian
 Jordano  Italian
 Jordyn  English   (#965 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jourdain  French

Joseph
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: He (God) will add
Info about origin: the name is interpreted as 'May God add another son'
 in the Old Testament Joseph is the 11th son of Jacob, advisor to the pharaoh in Egypt, and thus the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel
 in the New Testament Joseph is the husband of Maria, the mother of Jesus
Words: yacaph=to add, to increase (Hebrew)
Female form: Josepha
Variants: Joseph  German, French, English   (#21 in US 2015 popularity)
 Joscha  German, Hungarian
 Joschka  German
 Josef  German, Hebrew
 Jupp  German
 Sepp  German
 Beppe  Italian
 Giuseppe  Italian
 Jo  English
 Joe  English, French   (#596 in US 2015 popularity)
 Joey  English   (#758 in US 2015 popularity)
 José  Spanish, Portuguese
 Pepe  Spanish
 Pepito  Spanish
 Peppone  Italian
 Yosef  English   (#734 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jose  Tagalog   (#80 in US 2015 popularity)
 József  Hungarian
 Yousef  Arabic   (#783 in US 2015 popularity)
 Yusuf  Arabic   (#591 in US 2015 popularity)
 Yossi  Hebrew

Joshua
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Yahweh is salvation
Info about origin: in the Old Testament Joshua is the successor to Moses as the leader of the Israelites
 in the New Testament 'Jesus' is a variant of this name
Words: yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew) ; jascha=to help, to deliver (Hebrew)
Variants: Joshua  English   (#33 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jesus  German, English, Spanish, Portuguese   (#128 in US 2015 popularity)
 Joschua  German
 Josua  German
 Josue  French, Spanish   (#271 in US 2015 popularity)
 Yoshua  English

Josias
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Yahweh supports
Info about origin: in the Bible Josiah is the son and the successor of King Amon of Judah
Words: yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew)
Variants: Josias  German
 Jasiah  English   (#606 in US 2015 popularity)
 Josiah  English   (#57 in US 2015 popularity)
 Joziah  English   (#751 in US 2015 popularity)

Judah
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: praised
Info about origin: in the Bible Judah is the forth son of Jacob and thus also the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel
 more widely known is the Greek form 'Judas' of this name, from the Apostle that betrayed Jesus
Words: yadah=to praise (Hebrew)
Variants: Judah  English   (#235 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jude  English   (#156 in US 2015 popularity)
 Yehuda  English, Hebrew   (#951 in US 2015 popularity)

Judson
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Judd
Info about origin: from a family name with a meaning of 'son of Judd'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Judson  English   (#893 in US 2015 popularity)

Juelz
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Juelz  English   (#985 in US 2015 popularity)

Julian
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Info about origin: originally a Roman cognomen 'Julianus' derived from the family name 'Julius'
 known from the Roman Emperor Julian (Flavius Claudius Julianus)
Female form: Juliana
Variants: Julian  German, English   (#45 in US 2015 popularity)
 Giuliano  Italian
 Julien  French   (#626 in US 2015 popularity)

Julius
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Info about origin: originally a Roman family name
 known from Gaius Julius Caesar, the most famous member of this family
 until now there were 3 popes with this name
 rather popular in the Philippines
Words: iovilius=dedicated to Jupiter (Latin)
Female form: Julia
Variants: Julius  German, English   (#311 in US 2015 popularity)
 Giulio  Italian
 Jules  French
 Julio  Spanish, Portuguese   (#455 in US 2015 popularity)

Junior
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Info about origin: originally a nickname for a son that has the same name as his father
 the word itself has Latin roots
Words: iunior=the young child (Latin)
Variants: Junior  English   (#829 in US 2015 popularity)

Justice
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: justice; judge
Info about origin: from a family name that derives from the job title 'justice' for a judge
 can also be seen as the use of the common English word 'justice' as given name
 the word 'justice' came to English from French and derives from a Latin word
Words:  (English) ; justise=the justice (Old French) ; justitia=the justice (Latin)
Female form: Justice
Variants: Justice  English   (#525 in US 2015 popularity)

Justus
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the just
Info about origin: originally a Roman cognomen
Words: justus=just (Latin)
Variants: Justus  German   (#866 in US 2015 popularity)
 Justian  German
 Giusto  Italian
 Juste  French
 Justin  English, French   (#110 in US 2015 popularity)
 Justinian  English, French