Jami

First Name
22k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
226
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jami

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joy, that you always bring.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

Notable Persons Named Jami

Jami Gertz is an actress. She has been prominent since 1981. Jami was given the name Jami Beth Gertz on October 28th, 1965 in Chicago.

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Jami was born on June 20th, 1974 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Jami Miscik is an economic, intelligence analyst, financial analyst, intelligence analysis, and economicandintelligence analyst. Jami was born in Chicago.

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Jami Floyd is a news presenter, journalist, celebrity, lawyer, law, news anchor, media personality, and legal analyst. She was most active from 1993 to present. Jami was born Jami Floyd on September 10th, 1964 in New York City.

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Jami is a film director/producer/writer and film director. His ongoing career started in 1998. Jami was given the name Jamshed Mahmood Raza on August 16th, 1954 in Karachi.

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Jami Sieber is a new-age, world, and new-age music musician. She has been prominent since 1994.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jami

Mawlanā Jami was a saint. He holds the title Mystic, Spiritual Poet, Historian, and Theologian. Mawlanā was born in 1414 in Jam, Khorasan. He passed away in 1492.

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Ehsan Jami is a politician and activist. Ehsan was born on April 20th, 1985 in Mashhad, Iran.

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Jami is a film director/producer/writer and film director. His ongoing career started in 1998. Jami was given the name Jamshed Mahmood Raza on August 16th, 1954 in Karachi.

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Sheikh Ahmad-e Jami was a sharia sufi writer and sufism. Sheikh was born in 1048 in Nameq. Sheikh is also known as Sheikh Ahmad-e Jami. He breathed his last breath in 1141.

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Mehdi was born in 1961.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 12 12 0
1947 14 14 0
1948 10 10 0
1949 8 8 0
1950 9 9 0
1951 25 25 0
1952 23 23 0
1953 42 42 0
1954 59 59 0
1955 81 74 7
1956 117 110 7
1957 146 138 8
1958 182 170 12
1959 208 194 14
1960 274 263 11
1961 260 249 11
1962 312 305 7
1963 279 270 9
1964 289 283 6
1965 338 327 11
1966 325 320 5
1967 368 351 17
1968 435 417 18
1969 553 537 16
1970 585 549 36
1971 563 532 31
1972 528 483 45
1973 529 486 43
1974 491 446 45
1975 642 603 39
1976 1,021 980 41
1977 1,069 1,040 29
1978 942 917 25
1979 957 921 36
1980 933 907 26
1981 826 803 23
1982 778 757 21
1983 754 737 17
1984 641 623 18
1985 712 690 22
1986 538 523 15
1987 539 525 14
1988 498 486 12
1989 468 457 11
1990 472 458 14
1991 459 446 13
1992 369 356 13
1993 314 304 10
1994 241 229 12
1995 225 210 15
1996 217 207 10
1997 215 207 8
1998 163 155 8
1999 145 138 7
2000 154 146 8
2001 133 127 6
2002 105 99 6
2003 85 75 10
2004 106 96 10
2005 90 83 7
2006 74 68 6
2007 66 61 5
2008 50 50 0
2009 38 38 0
2010 42 32 10
2011 39 25 14
2012 19 19 0
2013 19 19 0
2014 23 18 5
2015 25 25 0
2016 8 8 0
2017 25 15 10

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Popularity of Jami as a first name

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Popularity of Jami as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jami U.S.
  White 42.92% 64.26%
  African American 12.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 27.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 15.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jami

People with the last name Jami are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Jami

  • How Popular is the name Jami? Jami is the 1,606th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jami was the 83,226th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jami have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,304 babies born with the first name Jami in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jami to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jami? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Jami first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jami is Wednesday, May 15th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Jami born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jami was in 1977 with a total of 1,040 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jami!
  • Random Jami Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jami ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 6 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Jami: Your name in reverse order is Imaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aimj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jami? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 226 people with the last name Jami.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jami? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jami as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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