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Name Jamie

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

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About the name Jamie in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English, Scottish
Is diminutive of:James
Topics:Male and female
US 2012 rank:#844     ... 843:Elian, 844:Jaeden, 845:Jamie, 846:Krish, 847:Abdiel ...     Full US 2012 list
Similarly written:Jamie, Amie, Jaimie, Jami, Jamil, Jamir, Janie, Mamie, Amin, Amine     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:Jacob USA 2012,  1:Diego Mexico 2007,  1:Jakub Poland 2012,  1:Thiago Buenos Aires 2010,  2:James England+Wales 1994,  2:Jokubas Lithuania 2011,  3:Jakob Slovenia 2012,  4:Diogo Portugal 2008,  4:Jacqueline England+Wales 1964,  5:Tiago Portugal 2008
Somehow related to:Jahwe
Old/original forms:Iacobus Latin, Iacomus Latin, Iakobos Old Greek, Yaakov Hebrew
Name variants:Giacoma, Jackie, Jacklyn, Jacky, Jaclyn, Jacqueline, Jacquelyn, Jaime, Jaimie, Jakoba, Jakobea, Jakobine, Jami, Jamie, Jaqueline, Jaslyn, Jayme, 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, Jakow, Jakub, James, Jamie, Jankel, Jascha, Jaycob, 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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Popularity lists that contain the name Jamie

SeriesRankings
Australia/NSW2007 96,  2006 852004 92,  2002 88,  2001 94
England+Wales2012 64,  2011 49,  2010 49,  2009 48,  2007 37,  2006 32,  2005 33,  2004 33,  2003 32,  2002 32,  2001 272000 28,  1999 31,  1998 35
England+Wales decades1994 261984 30,  1974 45
Ireland2012 16,  2011 14,  2010 11,  2009 13,  2008 14,  2007 17,  2006 102005 13,  2004 16,  2003 23,  2002 23,  2001 20,  2000 21,  1999 22,  1998 26
New Zealand2011 92,  2009 532008 62
Scotland2012 22,  2011 23,  2010 10,  2009 13,  2008 17,  2007 9,  2006 7,  2005 8,  2004 7,  2003 10,  2002 62001 10,  2000 10,  1999 16,  1998 21
Switzerland1997 569
USA decades1990-1999 270,  1980-1989 157,  1970-1979 79
USA yearly2012 844,  2011 801,  2010 694,  2009 666,  2000 499,  1999 451,  1998 404,  1997 372,  1996 354,  1995 327,  1994 285
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