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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jamey

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Alt. Meaning

J is for jolly, the fun side!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons Named Jamey

Jamey Sheridan is an actor. He was most active from 1981 to present. Jamey was given the name James Patrick Sheridan on July 12th, 1951 in Pasadena, California. Jamey is also known as James Sheridan.

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Jamey Johnson is a country music singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He was most prominent from 2005 to present. Jamey was born on July 14th, 1975 in Enterprise, Alabama, US.

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Jamey Jasta is a metalcore, hardcore punk, and sludge metal musician. He was most prominent from 1991 to present. Jamey was given the name James Vincent Shanahan on August 7th, 1977.

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Jamey Rodemeyer was a student. Jamey was born on March 21st, 1997 in Buffalo, New York. He passed away on September 18th, 2011.

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Jamey Aebersold is a jazz musician. He plays Saxophone, piano, banjo, and bass. Jamey was born on July 21st, 1939.

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Jamey Wright is a baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jamey was born on December 24th, 1974 in Oklahoma City.

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How popular is the baby name Jamey in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1944 10 5 5
1945 11 11 0
1946 10 10 0
1947 15 7 8
1948 11 6 5
1949 11 11 0
1950 24 18 6
1951 28 22 6
1952 23 12 11
1953 22 13 9
1954 39 27 12
1955 36 18 18
1956 35 14 21
1957 70 26 44
1958 89 30 59
1959 95 24 71
1960 92 29 63
1961 91 25 66
1962 121 35 86
1963 101 37 64
1964 105 25 80
1965 115 25 90
1966 100 36 64
1967 151 41 110
1968 158 44 114
1969 225 55 170
1970 356 62 294
1971 385 69 316
1972 449 62 387
1973 447 59 388
1974 459 65 394
1975 468 66 402
1976 576 146 430
1977 466 134 332
1978 342 102 240
1979 350 111 239
1980 270 86 184
1981 281 110 171
1982 203 88 115
1983 167 72 95
1984 171 58 113
1985 187 67 120
1986 136 60 76
1987 125 51 74
1988 123 52 71
1989 121 44 77
1990 114 45 69
1991 109 45 64
1992 132 63 69
1993 88 41 47
1994 99 41 58
1995 80 39 41
1996 87 38 49
1997 79 34 45
1998 69 41 28
1999 54 26 28
2000 54 34 20
2001 46 26 20
2002 65 30 35
2003 54 32 22
2004 54 36 18
2005 57 31 26
2006 50 28 22
2007 51 32 19
2008 53 21 32
2009 46 24 22
2010 50 22 28
2011 39 24 15
2012 25 10 15
2013 29 11 18
2014 23 10 13
2015 35 12 23
2016 37 18 19
2017 32 11 21

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Popularity of Jamey as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jamey

  • How Popular is the name Jamey? Jamey is the 2,567th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jamey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,581 babies born with the first name Jamey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jamey to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jamey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Jamey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jamey is Sunday, September 12th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Jamey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jamey was in 1976 with a total of 430 babies.
  • Random Jamey Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jamey is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Jamey: Your name in reverse order is Yemaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Meyja. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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