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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.

Jake is an English male given name, which occurs in particular in the United States. Jake may be a diminutive of the name Jacob, appeared for the first time but in the middle ages as Variant by Jack.
James is an English form of the male given name Jacob, who is the Latinized form of the Hebrew name יַעֲקֹב (yes ' aqov) is. Known shortforms are Jim, Jimmy, Jimmie, Jamie, Jaime, Jimbo and Jamey. As a family name, he is often found.
Jeff is a short form of the English name of Jeffrey, which in turn is derived from a medieval variant of Geoffrey. Jeff is primarily used in the United States and Canada.
A male given name is name is from Johnny English John (Johannes). A different spelling is Jonny.
Jonny is a masculine given name, and pet name, in the English language. A pet form of Jon, the natural diminutive of given name Jonathan, in some cases it can also be a simplified form of Johnny; in other cases it is a pet form of Jon. A variant form of Jonny is Jonnie.
Joshua is the English form of the biblical name of Joshua; for carriers of this masculine given name, see Joshua (name).
Jock [dʒɒk] is an incidental common in Scottish English or diminutive of the name John. It corresponds to the common in England form of Jack.
A male given name in the English-speaking world is derived from the Hebrew name Yonah (יוֹנָה) meaning "Dove", Jonah. The German form of the name is Jonas.
From the old English its this is derived name from Jeffrey, son of Jeffrey, a variant of the Godefroy. It is worn by:
Jack /ˈdʒæk/ is a male given name, although in some cases it can be used as a female given name (a shortened versioned of "Jacqueline" or "Jackie", for example), and sometimes as a surname. In English it is traditionally used as the diminutive form of the given name John, though it is also often given as a proper name in its own right. It can also sometimes be a nickname for Jonathan, Jackson, James, Jason, or Jacob.
Jean is an English female [dʒiːn] and French [ʒɑ̃] name and a family name.
Jimmy, a variant of James, is an English masculine given name.
Jupp is a German masculine given name, short for Joseph, and may refer to:
Jermaine (/dʒərˈmeɪn/ jər-MAYN) is a masculine given name of French origin, derived from the French given name Germain, meaning; "Courageous", "Honest", "Determined", "Original", and "Creative".

In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.

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