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Jamon

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
110
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Boys
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Jamon

"Jamon" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Right hand of favor". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. Spanish dry-cured ham

Notable Persons Named Jamon

Jamon Gordon is a basketball player for the Antalya Büyükşehir Belediyesi, Köln 99ers, KK Split, Maroussi B.C., Olympiacos B.C., Galatasaray S.K. (men's basketball), Anadolu Efes S.K., and Darüşşafaka S.K. in the Turkish Basketball Super League. He was most active from 2007 to present. Jamon was born on July 18th, 1984 in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Jamon Brown is a football player for the Los Angeles Rams. Jamon was born on March 15th, 1993 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Jamon Meredith is an influential human. He has been prominent since 2009. Jamon was born on May 11th, 1986 in Simpsonville, South Carolina.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 6 0 6
1968 7 0 7
1969 5 0 5
1970 17 0 17
1971 16 0 16
1972 15 0 15
1973 22 0 22
1974 43 0 43
1975 29 0 29
1976 52 0 52
1977 53 0 53
1978 70 6 64
1979 63 0 63
1980 63 0 63
1981 62 0 62
1982 56 0 56
1983 49 0 49
1984 55 0 55
1985 24 0 24
1986 32 0 32
1987 52 0 52
1988 42 0 42
1989 47 0 47
1990 64 0 64
1991 48 0 48
1992 51 0 51
1993 66 0 66
1994 81 0 81
1995 64 0 64
1996 68 0 68
1997 63 0 63
1998 90 0 90
1999 94 0 94
2000 78 0 78
2001 83 0 83
2002 65 0 65
2003 85 0 85
2004 73 0 73
2005 86 0 86
2006 78 0 78
2007 69 0 69
2008 71 0 71
2009 67 0 67
2010 53 0 53
2011 45 0 45
2012 34 0 34
2013 26 0 26
2014 23 0 23
2015 39 0 39
2016 34 0 34

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Popularity of Jamon as a first name

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Popularity of Jamon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jamon U.S.
  White 9.09% 64.26%
  African American 8.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 25.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 35.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jamon

People with the last name Jamon are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Jamon

  • How Popular is the name Jamon? Jamon is the 5,661st most popular name of all time. As a last name Jamon was the 149,395th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jamon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,578 babies born with the first name Jamon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jamon to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jamon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jamon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jamon is Friday, February 3rd, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Jamon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jamon was in 1999 with a total of 94 babies.
  • Random Jamon Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jamon is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Jamon: Your name in reverse order is Nomaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onjma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jamon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 110 people with the last name Jamon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jamon? Jamon is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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