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Jamie

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352k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
549
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Jamie

"Jamie" is a name of English origin, and it means "Supplanter". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. An English and Scottish diminutive of the male given name James, also used as a formal given name.
  2. A female given name derived from James, of modern American usage.

Notable Persons Named Jamie

Jamie Dornan is an actor, model, and musician. He has been prominent since 2006. Jamie was given the name James Dornan on May 1st, 1982 in Holywood.

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Jamie Bell is an actor and dancer. His ongoing career started in 2000. Jamie was given the name Andrew James Matfin Bell on March 14th, 1986 in Billingham, County Durham, England.

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Jamie Lee Curtis is an actress, author, and blogger. She was most prominent from 1977 to present. Jamie was born as the child of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh on November 22nd, 1958 in Santa Monica, California, U.S. Jamie is also known as The Scream Queen.

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Jamie Foxx is an actor, singer, and comedian. He has been prominent since 1985. Jamie was given the name Eric Marlon Bishop on December 13th, 1967 in Terrell, Texas, United States.

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Jamie Chung is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2004. Jamie was given the name Jamie Jilynn Chung on April 10th, 1983 in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Jamie Vardy is a soccer player for the Leicester City F.C., Sheffield Wednesday F.C., Stocksbridge Park Steels F.C., F.C. Halifax Town, Fleetwood Town F.C., and England national football team. Jamie was born on January 11th, 1987 in Sheffield, England. Jamie is also known as Vardy and Jamie Richard.

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Fraser. Jamie is a hockey player for the Vienna Capitals in the Austrian Hockey League. His ongoing career started in 2006. Fraser. was born on November 17th, 1985 in Sarnia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1884 5 5 0
1887 5 5 0
1888 5 5 0
1890 12 12 0
1891 11 11 0
1892 10 10 0
1893 9 9 0
1894 9 9 0
1895 10 10 0
1896 14 8 6
1897 14 9 5
1898 11 11 0
1899 14 14 0
1900 26 20 6
1901 20 20 0
1902 15 15 0
1903 9 9 0
1904 20 11 9
1905 32 23 9
1906 21 16 5
1907 15 15 0
1908 15 15 0
1909 38 27 11
1910 24 16 8
1911 27 15 12
1912 46 34 12
1913 56 36 20
1914 58 33 25
1915 94 59 35
1916 90 55 35
1917 73 45 28
1918 99 64 35
1919 110 73 37
1920 93 64 29
1921 96 60 36
1922 104 63 41
1923 113 71 42
1924 89 54 35
1925 93 58 35
1926 129 77 52
1927 95 56 39
1928 102 59 43
1929 88 47 41
1930 93 56 37
1931 113 68 45
1932 111 68 43
1933 94 49 45
1934 96 52 44
1935 104 49 55
1936 98 49 49
1937 92 58 34
1938 113 72 41
1939 104 62 42
1940 116 74 42
1941 124 81 43
1942 176 120 56
1943 232 154 78
1944 186 122 64
1945 306 226 80
1946 401 337 64
1947 406 327 79
1948 489 386 103
1949 499 401 98
1950 554 467 87
1951 633 546 87
1952 829 691 138
1953 1,100 897 203
1954 1,240 987 253
1955 1,407 1,146 261
1956 1,316 1,030 286
1957 1,720 1,276 444
1958 1,953 1,309 644
1959 2,593 1,822 771
1960 2,940 2,203 737
1961 3,069 2,339 730
1962 3,611 2,788 823
1963 3,450 2,549 901
1964 3,426 2,315 1,111
1965 3,692 2,748 944
1966 3,619 2,657 962
1967 3,543 2,513 1,030
1968 3,913 2,688 1,225
1969 4,467 2,901 1,566
1970 5,841 3,200 2,641
1971 6,288 3,054 3,234 #96 boy name
1972 6,494 2,814 3,680 #72 boy name
1973 6,865 2,952 3,913 #70 boy name
1974 7,111 3,022 4,089 #68 boy name
#97 girl name
1975 8,806 4,233 4,573 #62 boy name
#68 girl name
1976 17,161 12,539 4,622 #62 boy name
#18 girl name
1977 16,347 12,901 3,446 #83 boy name
#18 girl name
1978 13,847 10,982 2,865 #95 boy name
#20 girl name
1979 15,395 12,156 3,239 #88 boy name
#19 girl name
1980 14,372 11,526 2,846 #24 girl name
1981 13,334 10,978 2,356 #28 girl name
1982 13,131 11,039 2,092 #29 girl name
1983 12,799 11,029 1,770 #28 girl name
1984 11,527 9,762 1,765 #31 girl name
1985 12,668 11,038 1,630 #27 girl name
1986 10,700 9,232 1,468 #34 girl name
1987 9,457 7,916 1,541 #39 girl name
1988 8,652 7,182 1,470 #45 girl name
1989 8,319 6,847 1,472 #52 girl name
1990 7,828 6,509 1,319 #55 girl name
1991 7,066 5,780 1,286 #60 girl name
1992 5,861 4,703 1,158 #75 girl name
1993 5,366 4,255 1,111 #79 girl name
1994 4,935 3,981 954 #87 girl name
1995 4,561 3,769 792 #93 girl name
1996 4,286 3,600 686 #96 girl name
1997 3,896 3,241 655
1998 3,672 3,065 607
1999 3,057 2,538 519
2000 2,610 2,155 455
2001 2,407 1,945 462
2002 2,392 1,967 425
2003 2,334 1,924 410
2004 2,168 1,725 443
2005 2,034 1,599 435
2006 1,831 1,411 420
2007 1,754 1,392 362
2008 1,669 1,305 364
2009 1,427 1,061 366
2010 1,182 841 341
2011 991 713 278
2012 965 713 252
2013 901 608 293
2014 930 635 295
2015 915 638 277
2016 900 621 279

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Popularity of Jamie as a first name

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Popularity of Jamie as a last name

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Common last names for Jamie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Miller
  • White
  • Moore
  • Davis
  • Harris
  • Jackson
  • Thomas
  • Walker
  • Anderson
  • Scott

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jamie U.S.
  White 53.19% 64.26%
  African American 7.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.91% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 34.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jamie

People with the last name Jamie are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Jamie

  • How Popular is the name Jamie? Jamie is the 192nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Jamie was the 39,960th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jamie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 352,099 babies born with the first name Jamie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jamie to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jamie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jamie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jamie is Friday, March 27th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Jamie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jamie was in 1977 with a total of 12,901 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jamie!
  • Random Jamie Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jamie ranks 69th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 103 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Jamie: Your name in reverse order is Eimaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mieja. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jamie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 549 people with the last name Jamie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jamie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jamie as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k 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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