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Gender: male/female
Pronunciation: JAY-mee or HI-meh
Meaning: nickname, supplanter, seized by the heel
Related Names: Amie, Jaima, Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimelynn, Jaimey, Jaimi, Jaimie, Jaimy, Jama, Jamal, Jamee, Jamei, James, Jamese, Jamey, Jami, Jamia, Jamielee, Jamieson, Jamilyn, Jammie, Jayme, Jaymee, Jaymie

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Rank in 2000s: 190

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Name: jamie Origin: Hebrew,, Meaning (no case): nickname, supplanter, seized by the heel




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ORIGIN AND HISTORY

The name Jamie originates as a feminine or pet version of the Hebrew name James meaning “supplanter” or “seized by the heel.” However, Jamie has become a given first name in its’ own right.

POPULARITY

According to the 1990 United States Census [1], Jamie ranked as the 146th most popular female first name, the 233rd most popular male first name and the 63,085th most popular last name. In the United States, the name ranked in the Top 1,000 most popular girls' names every year since 1930 and intermittently beforehand. Furthermore, it ranked in the Top 1,000 most popular boys' names every year since 1939 and intermittently beforehand.

According to the Social Security Administration [1], in the 21st century, the name ranked in the Top 300 most popular girls' names every year from 2000 (155th) through 2006 (242nd).

United States Popularity of the girl's name Jamie in the 21st Century:

  • Year: 2006 Rank:242nd
  • Year: 2005 Rank:218th
  • Year: 2004 Rank:199th
  • Year: 2003 Rank:170th
  • Year: 2002 Rank:164th
  • Year: 2001 Rank:167th
  • Year: 2000 Rank:155th

According to the Social Security Administration [1], in the 21st century, the name ranked in the Top 600 most popular boys' names every year from 2000 (501st) through 2006 (583rd).

United States Popularity of the boy's name Jamie in the 21st Century:

  • Year: 2006 Rank:583rd
  • Year: 2005 Rank:552nd
  • Year: 2004 Rank:533rd
  • Year: 2003 Rank:548th
  • Year: 2002 Rank:528th
  • Year: 2001 Rank:496th
  • Year: 2000 Rank:501st

FACTS

  • “Jamie” is a name bestowed upon children of celebrities Janet Leigh, Jim Abrahams, Joan Lunden, Kim Alexis, Leornard Bernstein and Tony Curtis. [1]


NAMESAKES

  • “Jamie,” played by Frazer Hines, is a character in the science fiction television show “Doctor Who” of the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s. [1]
  • “The Jamies” were an American doo wop music group from the 1950’s and 1960’s who were a one-hit wonder with the song “Summertime, Summertime.” [1]

FAMOUS PERSONS

  • Jamie Lee Curtis – Film and television actress who made a name for herself in her early career in horror movies such as “Halloween” in 1978 and “Halloween II” in 1981. While she once again played Laurie Strode in “Halloween: Resurrection” in 2002, she veered away from horror films for the most part in her more recent appearances in primarily comedy movies. [1]
  • Jamie Foxx – Film and television actor and comedian who won an Academy Award (Oscar) for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role” for his work in the 2004 movie “Ray.” He was also nominated for an Oscar for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role” for his work in the 2004 movie “Collateral.” [1]
  • James 'Jamie' Lee Duncan Carragher – Professional soccer player (defenseman) who played for the England Men’s National Team from 1999 through 2007. [1]


NOTES



OTHER JAMIE'S

Jamie Clarke, Jamie Hampton, Jamie Mitchell, Jamie Talbot, Jamie Wilson, Jamie Aabrekke, Jamie Aamodt, Jamie Aanenson, Jamie Aardema, Jamie Aarhus, Jamie Aaronson, Jamie Aasen, Jamie Abadie, Jamie Abajon, Jamie Aballi, Jamie Abalos, Jamie Abany, Jamie Abascal, Jamie Abazaris, Jamie Abbas, Jamie Abbate, Jamie Abbatiello, Jamie Abbe, Jamie Abbey, Jamie Abbgy, Jamie Abbinante, Jamie Abbott, Jamie Abbuhl, Jamie Abdelnour, Jamie Abdelsayed, Jamie Abdon, Jamie Aljumai, Jamie Aalbers, Jamie Aalsma, Jamie Aary, Jamie Abaied, Jamie Abaoag, Jamie Abare, Jamie Abate, Jamie Abbell, Jamie Abbenhaus, Jamie Abbett, Jamie Abblebaum, Jamie Abbleby, Jamie Abbotte, Jamie Abdelkader, Jamie Abdella, Jamie Abdeslem, Jamie Abdnor, Jamie Bajoie, More results

Author: Rich Kachold

Facts about JamieRDF feed
Gender male/female  +
Length 5  +
Meaning nickname, supplanter, seized by the heel  +
Meaningnc nickname, supplanter, seized by the heel  +
Name jamie  +
Origin Hebrew  +
Popularity 2  +
Pronunciation JAY-mee or HI-meh  +
Rank in 2000s 190  +
Related Amie  +, Jaima  +, Jaime  +, Jaimee  +, Jaimelynn  +, Jaimey  +, Jaimi  +, Jaimie  +, Jaimy  +, Jama  +, Jamal  +, Jamee  +, Jamei  +, James  +, Jamese  +, Jamey  +, Jami  +, Jamia  +, Jamielee  +, Jamieson  +, Jamilyn  +, Jammie  +, Jayme  +, Jaymee  +, and Jaymie  +
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