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First Name Directory - Starting with J




This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.


Ja-kyung
Ja-kyung (자경) is a Korean given name.
Jaana
Jaana is a feminine given name.
Jacin
Jacin is a given name for both genders. It is Spanish in origin, and is a shortened form of Jacinta or a variation on the spelling of "Jason", meaning "Hyacinth".
Jacinta
The girl's name Jacinta is the feminine form of the male Spanish and Portuguese name Jacinto ("Hyacinth"). Variants include the Italian form Giacinta, as well as Hyacintha, Jacinda, Jacintha, and Jaxine.
Jácinta
Jacinta is a Hungarian female given name.
Jackie
Jacqueline
Jacqueline (/ˈdʒæklᵻn/; French pronunciation: ​[ʒaˈklin]) is a female given name.
Jacqui
Jaden
Jadranka
Jadranko
Jadranko is a South Slavic male given name commonly found in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is derived from Jadran,[citation needed] which means "The Adriatic" in South Slavic languages. The feminine form is Jadranka.
Jadvyga
A Lithuanian female name is Jadvyga, derived from Hedwig.
Jae-eun
Jae-eun is a Korean unisex given name.
Jagoda
Jahan Ara
Jahan Ara (Persian: جهان آرا‎‎) or (Urdu: جہاں آرا‎) is a Muslim female first name in South Asia.
Jaime
Jakobäa
Jale
Jale (also spelled Jaleh, or Zhaleh, Persian: ژاله‎‎) is a common feminine given name of Persian and Turkish origin, used in Iran and Turkey, meaning dew.
Jamie
Jamie is a male and female given name in the English-speaking world. The male first name originated as a short form of the English name James, which in turn corresponds to the German given name Jacob. See here for the original origin and meaning of the name. As a female given name, Jamie is awarded in particular in the United States since the 1950s. In alternative spelling also occurs (especially as a female given name in the United States) Jaime.
Jamila
Jamila (Arabic: جميلة ‎‎, Kyrgyz: Жамийла, Жамила) is a popular given name in Arabic and in many other languages. It means "beautiful" (in feminine). Variants of the name are Gamila, Cemila, Cemile, Djemila, Džemila, Jamillah, Djémila, Djamila, Jamyla and Yamila).
Jamileh
Jamileh (Persian: جمیله‎‎) is a female given name. It means "Beautiful".
Jan
Jan is a masculine given name. He represents the Dutch, Polish, Sorbian, Czech, Scandinavian and North German form of John. Jan as a short form of the female given name Janet and Janice is commonly used in the English-speaking. For the Slovak male given name, see Ján.
Jana
JANA is a Swahili word meaning yesterday.
Jane
Jane is a feminine given name. It is the English form of the Old French name Jehanne, which was an old feminine form of the male name Johannes or Ioannes (also the source of the English name John), a Latin form of the Greek name Ἰωάννης (Iōannēs), which is derived from the Hebrew name יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan), a short form of the name יְהוֹחָנָן (Yehochanan), meaning "Yahweh is merciful".
Janė
Janė is a Lithuanian female name derived from Janina. The male form is Janius.
Janet
Janet is a feminine given name.
Jang-mi
Jang-mi is a Korean female name.
Janica
Janica is a Slavic female given name used in Croatia, the diminutive form of the name Jana. The English equivalent of the name is Janice or Janie.
Janice
Janice is a feminine given name.
Janin
Janin is a feminine given name.
Janina
Janine
Janine is a female given name, which is used mainly in the French and German-speaking countries.
Janis
Janka
Janka is a feminine given name.
Janne
Jannica
Joanna is a feminine given name. Johanna is the feminine form of the Greek name of John. It is of Hebrew origin and means 'the ^' or even 'God is gracious'.
Jaqueline
Jacqueline is a female given name. Jacqueline is the French form of the German name, Shashank (derived from the male name Jacob, who "has protected the meaning of God").
Jara
Jara is first feminine given name.
Jarmila
Jarmila is a Slavic origin female given name. Derived from the Slavic elements jary fierce, strong and mil favour. Similar names are Jaromíra and Jaroslava. Nicknames are Jarka, Jarcza, Jara, Jarina, Jaromilka, Jarmilka, Mila, Jarulinka.
Jaroslava
Jascha
Jasinta
Mark (hyacinth) is a female given name and comes from the Dutch.
Jasmin
Jasmin is a feminine given name.
Jasmina
Jasmina (Serbian Cyrillic: Јасмина) is a variant of Jasmine (given name), from the plant, ultimately from Persian Yasmin, and in this spelling a common Serbian, Bosnian, Slovenian and Macedonian girl's name. It may refer to:
Jasmine
Jasmine (English for the plant Jasmine) is a female given name which is in use in the English-speaking world. The name is a variant of the first name Jasmin; Origin and meaning of the name see here. An in English pronunciation phonetically similar form of the given name is Yasmine (Arabic يسمين) that occurs in modern English as Arabic and Persian first name.
Jasna
Jasna a Slavic female given name. Derived from south Slavic jasno meaning clear, sharp. Nicknames are Jasnushka, Jasenka, Jasnenka, Jassie.
Jawahir
Jawahir is a female name of Arabic origin. It translates as "jewels".
Jeanette
Jeanette (or Jeannette or Jeanetta) is a female name, a diminutive form of the name Jeanne. Other variations are Janette and Janet. The name is derived from the Hebrew "God is gracious".
Jeanie
Jeanie is a feminine given name in the English language.


Jeanine
Janine is a female given name, which is used mainly in the French and German-speaking countries. Janine was a variant of the name Johanna (Jana, Jane, Fiona, Gianna, Giannina, Jean and Jeanne), which in turn derives from John (see there for importance). The name is of Hebrew origin and means "The Mr is gracious".
Jeanne
Jeanne (French pronunciation: ​[ʒan]) is a French female name, equivalent to the English Joan, Jane, Jean and several historical figures in English named Joanna. (Feminine forms of John)
Jeannette
Jeannette [ʒaˈnɛt] is a French-born female given name. He is the diminutive to Jeanne. The German version of the name is Johanna, descended from John, from Hebrew and means "God is gracious".
Jeannie
Jeannie is a feminine name and a petform of Jeanne, a variant form of Jechonan (יוחנן). It is ultimately originated from the Hebrew masculine name (יְהוֹחָנָן) Jehohanan or (יוֹחָנָן) Yohanan meaning 'Jehovah is gracious' or 'The Lord gives mercy'. Jeannie may be a nickname of Jeannette.
Jeannine
Jeannine is a feminine given name.
Jehan
Jehona
Jehona is an Albanian female name, it means echo.
Jekaterina
Ekaterina (Екатерина) is a Russian female given name; for its origin and meaning, see Catherine.
Jelena
Jelena is a Russian given name that is also used in Serbo-Croatian and Slovenian. It is a Slavicized form of the Greek name Helen, which is of uncertain etymology. It is the same name as Yelena. Diminutives of the name include Jelica, Jelka, Jele, Jela, Lena, Lenotschka, Jeca, and Alena.
Jelka
Jelle
Jelle is a male given name, mostly used formally; however, it is sometimes also used as a female name (Jeltsje).
Jemima
Jena
Jena is a female given name of Arabic origin, meaning small bird.
Jenette
Jenette is a female given name common in the English-speaking world. Bearers of the name are:
Jenin
Jenke
Jenna
Jennette
Jen-nette is a female given name common in the English-speaking world. Bearers of the name are:
Jenni
Jenni is a feminine given name.
Jennifer
Jenny
Jeong-ja
Jeong-ja, also spelled Jung-ja or Chung-ja, is a Korean feminine given name. The meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 65 hanja with the reading "jeong" and 28 hanja with the reading "ja" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names. Typically, "ja" is written with the hanja meaning "child" (子). The same characters correspond to a number of Japanese given names, among them various names which use kun'yomi readings of the first character, including Sadako, and another less common one Teiko which uses the on'yomi reading of the first character.
Jesminder
Jesminder (hindi : जेस्मिन्देर) is an Hindu/Punjabi Indian feminine given name, which means "flower queen" and "glory of god".
Jessica
Jessica is a feminine given name.
Jessika
Jessika is a feminine given name.
Jet
Jet is a given name which may be either masculine or feminine. It is relatively common in Dutch-speaking countries, as a nickname for certain feminine given names (for example, Henriette or Mariëtte), and is pronounced [jɛt] in that context. It is rarer in English-speaking countries, where it is generally a masculine nickname or adopted name, pronounced [dʒɛt].
Jette
Jěwa
Jewgenija
Yevgeniya (Russian Евгения) is a Russian woman's name, which is the feminine form of Yevgeny.
Ji-ae
Ji-ae is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 46 hanja with the reading "ji" and 14 hanja with the reading "ae" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names. One hanja often used to write "ae" (愛, 사랑 애 sarang ae), means "love".
Ji-eun
Ji-eun, also spelled Jee-eun, is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 46 hanja with the reading "ji" and 26 hanja with the reading "eun" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names. Ji-eun was the fourth most popular name for baby girls in South Korea in 1980, rising to second place in 1988, where it remained in 1990.
Ji-hye
Ji-hye, also spelled Jee-hye, is a Korean feminine given name. The name may also be spelled Ji-hae, though this more often refers to another name with a different hangul spelling (지해). It was the most popular name for baby girls in South Korea in 1980, 1988, and 1990. The meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 46 hanja with the reading "ji" and 16 hanja with the reading "hye" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names. When written in the most common way in hanja (智慧), this name means "wisdom".
Ji-yeon
Ji-yeon, also spelled Ji-youn, Ji-yeoun, Ji-yean, Ji-yun, Chee-yun, or Chi-yun, is a Korean feminine given name. The meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 46 hanja with the reading "ji" and 39 hanja with the reading "yeon" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names. Ji-yeon was the seventh-most popular name for baby girls born in South Korea in 1980.
Ji-young
Ji-young, also spelled Jee-young or Chi-young, is a Korean feminine given name. The meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 36 hanja with the reading "ji" and 34 hanja with the reading "young" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in personal names. It was the most popular name for baby girls born in South Korea in 1970, falling to third place in 1980 and tenth place in 1990.
Jillian
Jimena
Jimena or in other notation, Ximena is a female given name in the Spanish-speaking area. The name is sometimes translated as Simone.
Jiřina
Jiřina is a Czech given name for females which may refer to:
Jiska
Jitka
Jitka is a Czech female given name. It is nickname of Hebrew name Judith, meaning He will be praised or woman of Judea. The old Czech form is Jutka, derived the German name Jutta. Name day celebrate 5 December. Pronounced "YIT-kah".
Jitsuko
Jitsuko (written: 実子) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Jo
Jo is a feminine given name.
Joan
Joan is a feminine given name.
Joana
Joana is a feminine given name.
Joanna
Joanna is a feminine given name deriving from Koine Greek Ἰωάννα Iōanna from Hebrew יוֹחָנָה Yôḥānnāh meaning 'God is gracious'. Variants in English include Joan, Joann, Joanne, and Johanna. Other forms of the name in English are Jan, Jane, Janet, Janice, Jean, and Jeanne.
Joanne
Joanne is a feminine given name.
Joaquina
Jocelyne
Jocelyne is a feminine given name. Notable people with the name include:
Jochebed
Jodi
Jodi is an English female given name occurs predominantly in the United States as a variant of Jody. Another variation of the name is Jodie.
Jody
Jody is a British male and female first name. The forms of Jodi or Jodie occur as variants of the female first name.


Joe
Joe is a feminine given name.
Joelle
Joëlle
Joëlle is a French feminine given name, the feminine form of Joel, and may refer to:
Johanna
Johanna is a feminine name, a variant form of Joanna that originated in Latin in the Middle Ages, including an -h- by analogy with the Latin masculine name Johannes. The original Greek form Iōanna lacks a medial /h/ because in Greek /h/ could only occur initially. For more information on the name's origin, see the article on Joanna.
Johanne
A female given name is Johanne.
Joie
Joie is a name and is French for "joy."
Jolán
Jolán is a female given name in the Hungarian language. He is a new creation of the writer of András Csonka, who revolted in the medieval Hungarian name "Jóleán" (good girl).
Jolana
Jolán is a Hungarian female given name, drived from the Hungarian words of Jó and leán (jó leány in modern Hungarian), meaning good girl. Pronounced yaw-lah-nah.
Jolanda
Yolande, Yolanda, Yolande, Jolanda, Iolanda, Jolanta, or Jim is a feminine given name. Other variants are Violante, Yolande, Yolanthe and Yolanda, and the short forms Jole, Yola, and others. It probably comes from the Greek given name Iolanthe [from Gr. ιολη (iole) for violet and Gr. ανθος (anthos) for flower] off.
Jolande
Yolande, Yolanda, Yolande, Jolanda, Iolanda, Jolanta, or Jim is a feminine given name. Other variants are Violante, Yolande, Yolanthe and Yolanda, and the short forms Jole, Yola, and others. It probably comes from the Greek given name Iolanthe [from Gr. ιολη (iole) for violet and Gr. ανθος (anthos) for flower] off.
Jolanta
Yolande, Yolanda, Yolande, Jolanda, Iolanda, Jolanta, or Jim is a feminine given name. Other variants are Violante, Yolande, Yolanthe and Yolanda, and the short forms Jole, Yola, and others. It probably comes from the Greek given name Iolanthe [from Gr. ιολη (iole) for violet and Gr. ανθος (anthos) for flower] off.
Jolante
Yolande, Yolanda, Yolande, Jolanda, Iolanda, Jolanta, or Jim is a feminine given name. Other variants are Violante, Yolande, Yolanthe and Yolanda, and the short forms Jole, Yola, and others. It probably comes from the Greek given name Iolanthe [from Gr. ιολη (iole) for violet and Gr. ανθος (anthos) for flower] off.
Jolanthe
Yolande, Yolanda, Yolande, Jolanda, Iolanda, Jolanta, or Jim is a feminine given name. Other variants are Violante, Yolande, Yolanthe and Yolanda, and the short forms Jole, Yola, and others. It probably comes from the Greek given name Iolanthe [from Gr. ιολη (iole) for violet and Gr. ανθος (anthos) for flower] off.
Jolene
Jolijn
Jolijn is a feminine Dutch given name. Notable people with the given name include:
Jolita
Eryn is a Lithuanian and Bulgarian female given name.
Jonatha
Jone
Joni
Jónína
Erwin is a female variant of the Icelandic and Faroese name of Jón.
Jonne
Jonne is a Finnish variant of the given name . Notable people with the name include:
Jordan
Jordan is a male and female given name and a family name. It is especially in the English-speaking world.
Jordana
Jordanka
Jördis
Coolio is a female given name of Icelandic origin. It is a pizza form of Hjørdis, as well as the more minor of Jordis. Its etymologically origin goes up hjorr = the sword and the goddess = dis back. Meanings are specified as "Goddess of the sword" or "divine sword".
Jorien
Jorien is a male and feminine Dutch given name and may refer to:
Jorina
Jorinde
Jorun
JORUN and Jórunn is a Scandinavian female name. It derives from the old Norse words "Jór" and "unna" off, the words for "Stallion" and "love". It is now common in the Norwegian, Faroese and Icelandic.
Jorunn
Jorunn is a female name in Norwegian.
Josée
Josefa
Josefin
Josefina
Josefina is a female name, a feminine form of Joseph.
Josefine
Josepha
Josèphe
A female given name of French, Joseph Josepha Josephus is taken as Josephine and the family name.
Josephine
Joséphine
Josette
Josie
Josie is a feminine given name.
Jowanka
Juana
Juana is a Spanish female first name. It is the feminine form of Juan, and thus corresponds to the English names Jane, Janet, Jean, Joan, and Joanna. Juanita is a common variant. The name Juana may refer to:
Judita
Judita is a feminine given name.
Judith
Judith is a feminine given name.
Judy
Judy is a feminine given name.
Juhi
Juhi (Nepali: जूही) is a Nepalese and North Indian given name, which means "jasmine flower".
Jule
Jule is a feminine given name.
Julia
Juliana


Juliane
Julianne
Julianne is a feminine given name.
Jülide
Dario is a Turkish female name, with the meaning of "Depth" or "ungebändigtem hair".
Julie
Julie is a popular Latin first name which originally comes from the Latin Julia which could mean youthful, soft-haired, beautiful or vivacious. It is the feminine form of Julius, and can be a pet form of Julia, or Juliette.
Julienne
Julienne is a French feminine given name, derived from the Latin name Julia.
Juliette
Juliette is a French personal name. It is a diminutive of Julie, and ultimately comes from the Latin nomen (or clan name) Julius, or "son of Jove". Also derives from Juliet, the name of the heroine of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.
Julija
Julika
Jumana
Jumana meaning ' silver pearl' is an Arabic feminine given name. It is also used in Muslim-majority countries. It may also refer to:
Jung-ah
Jung-ah, also spelled Jeong-ah, is a Korean feminine given name. The meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 75 hanja with the reading "jung" and 29 hanja with the reading "ah" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names.
Jung-sook
Jung-sook, also spelled Jeong-sook or Jong-suk, is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 75 hanja with the reading "jung" and 13 hanja with the reading "sook" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names. According to South Korean government data, Jung-sook was the fourth-most popular name for newborn girls in 1940, rising to second place by 1950.
Jung-soon
Jung-soon is a Korean female given name.
Junia
Juniper
Junko
Junko (じゅんこ, ジュンコ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.
Jūratė
Jūratė is a Lithuanian female given name.
Jurga
A Lithuanian female given name, short for Jurgita, is derived from Jurgis Jurga.
Jurgita
Jurgita is a Lithuanian female given name, derived from Jurgis ("George"). The abbreviation is Jurga.
Juri
Jussara
Justina
Justina and Justine are anglicised versions of the Latin name Iustina, feminine of Iustinus, a derivative of Iustus, meaning fair or just. For the masculine version of the name, see Justin (name).
Justine
Justine is a female given name.
Justyna
Jusztina
Jusztina is a Hungarian female given name.
Jutta
The feminine name Jutta is a German form of Judith. In German it is pronounced Yutta—the u is pronounced like the u in "put."
Jütte
Jytte
Jytte is a feminine Danish given name and may refer to:





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