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Name Jamie

Meaning:Yahweh may protect; holder of the heel; supplanterTools:

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Languages of use:English
Topics:Male and female
US 2014 rank:#489     ... 487:Nia, 488:Charley, 489:Jamie, 490:Juniper, 491:Cynthia ...     Full US 2014 list
Similarly written:Jamie, Amie, Jaimie, Jami, Jamil, Jamir, Janie, Mamie, Aamil, Amia     Details
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About Jacob/Jacqueline/Jakoba, the group of names with the same origin as Jamie

Meaning/translation:Yahweh may protect; holder of the heel; supplanter
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin, male: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) (name of the one God according to the Old Testament)  Hebrew
 aqeb = the heel  Hebrew
 aqab = to supplant, to cheat  Hebrew
Topics:12 Apostles, Interesting, Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:James USA 1990,  1:Jacob USA 2012,  1:Diego Mexico 2007,  1:Jakub Poland 2013,  1:Thiago Buenos Aires 2010,  2:Jokubas Lithuania 2011,  3:Jakob Austria 2014,  3:Jakov Croatia 2012,  4:Diogo Portugal 2008,  4:Jacqueline England+Wales 1964
Somehow related to:Jahwe
Old/original forms:Iacobus Latin, Iacomus Latin, Iakobos Old Greek, Yaakov Hebrew
Name variants:Giacoma, Jackeline, Jackie, Jacklyn, Jacky, Jaclyn, Jacqueline, Jacquelyn, Jaime, Jaimie, Jakoba, Jakobea, Jakobine, Jami, Jamie, Jaquelin, Jaqueline, Jaslyn, Jayme, Jazlene, Jazlyn, Jazlynn, Jazzlyn, Coby, Diego, Diogo, Giacobbe, Giacomo, Iacopo, Iago, Jaakko, Jaap, Jachen, Jacob, Jacobo, Jacopo, Jacques, Jago, Jaime, Jak, Jaka, Jake, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakobus, Jakov, Jakow, Jakub, James, Jamie, Jankel, Jascha, Jaycob, Jayme, Jeppe, Jim, Jimi, Jimmie, Jimmy, Jokubas, Kimo, Köbi, Koby, Lapo, Seamus, Seumas, Thiago, Tiago, Yaakob, Yago, Yakup, Yankel, Yaqub   Sortable list   Details

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Switzerland 1997 518
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 77,  1980-1989 351970-1979 40,  1960-1969 150
USA yearlyGraph2014 489,  2013 490,  2012 438,  2011 437,  2010 375,  2009 309,  2008 263,  2007 250,  2006 241,  2005 218,  2004 199,  2003 170,  2002 164,  2001 167,  2000 155,  1999 129,  1998 112,  1997 103,  1996 96,  1995 93,  1994 87
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