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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A female or male given name

Notable Persons Named Jaye

Jaye Davidson is an actor and model. He was most prominent from 1992 to 1996. Jaye was given the name Alfred Amey on March 21st, 1968 in Riverside, California, U.S.

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Jaye P. Morgan is a singer, actress, singing, and actor. Jaye was given the name Mary Margaret Morgan on December 3rd, 1931 in Mancos, Colorado, U.S.

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Jaye was born on July 1st, 1969. Jaye is also known as Breyer and Jacqueline Mary. She died on October 9th, 2007.

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Jazz Cartier is a hip hop music rapping. Jazz was given the name Jaye Adams in Toronto.

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Jaye Howard is a football player for the Kansas City Chiefs. Jaye was born on December 20th, 1988 in Zachary, Louisiana.

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Jaye Jacobs is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Jaye was given the name Emma Jaye Jacobs on May 27th, 1982 in Street, Somerset, England.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jaye

Miles Jaye is a rhythm, blues, and jazz singer, violinist, singing, and violin. He plays Violin, Keyboard instrument, and Bass guitar. He was most prominent from 1980 to 1980. Miles was given the name Miles Jaye Davis on November 12th, 1957 in Yonkers, New York, U.S.

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Courtney Jaye is a musician. Courtney was given the name Courtney Jaye Goldberg .

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Dallas Jaye is a soccer player for the FC Tucson, South Florida Bulls men's soccer, Xavier Musketeers men's soccer, and Guam national football team. Dallas was born on June 19th, 1993 in Danville, California, United States.

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Jerry was born on October 19th, 1937.

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Sally Jaye is a folk music and americana (music) musician. She plays Guitar, Piano, and Vocals. Sally was born in Georgia (U.S. state).

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Phil was born on January 28th, 1926. He left this life on December 3rd, 1998.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1920 5 0 5
1923 8 0 8
1927 6 6 0
1929 5 5 0
1930 10 0 10
1931 6 0 6
1932 12 5 7
1933 5 0 5
1934 15 9 6
1935 5 5 0
1937 20 11 9
1938 14 7 7
1939 5 0 5
1940 7 7 0
1941 12 7 5
1942 25 18 7
1943 27 22 5
1944 17 17 0
1945 27 21 6
1946 28 20 8
1947 37 29 8
1948 40 34 6
1949 28 20 8
1950 40 29 11
1951 30 22 8
1952 43 34 9
1953 35 26 9
1954 106 79 27
1955 128 116 12
1956 190 173 17
1957 150 132 18
1958 110 90 20
1959 115 83 32
1960 109 91 18
1961 97 74 23
1962 94 76 18
1963 81 65 16
1964 67 45 22
1965 59 40 19
1966 51 32 19
1967 48 32 16
1968 50 31 19
1969 46 27 19
1970 31 20 11
1971 42 25 17
1972 33 22 11
1973 46 28 18
1974 28 21 7
1975 37 25 12
1976 35 15 20
1977 32 18 14
1978 40 24 16
1979 41 32 9
1980 31 16 15
1981 29 18 11
1982 32 20 12
1983 37 25 12
1984 35 20 15
1985 23 10 13
1986 22 12 10
1987 31 19 12
1988 39 19 20
1989 34 20 14
1990 24 7 17
1991 38 16 22
1992 22 11 11
1993 35 18 17
1994 31 21 10
1995 25 17 8
1996 28 18 10
1997 21 15 6
1998 29 19 10
1999 31 20 11
2000 27 15 12
2001 20 10 10
2002 19 14 5
2003 25 19 6
2004 24 10 14
2005 20 14 6
2006 27 15 12
2007 22 12 10
2008 21 12 9
2009 16 16 0
2010 34 19 15
2011 23 13 10
2012 24 12 12
2013 26 18 8
2014 23 13 10
2015 29 14 15
2016 31 22 9
2017 23 15 8

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Popularity of Jaye as a first name

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Popularity of Jaye as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jaye U.S.
  White 86.98% 64.26%
  African American 6.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jaye

People with the last name Jaye are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Jaye

  • How Popular is the name Jaye? Jaye is the 4,833rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Jaye was the 31,150th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jaye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,409 babies born with the first name Jaye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jaye to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jaye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jaye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jaye is Sunday, June 9th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Jaye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jaye was in 1956 with a total of 173 babies.
  • Random Jaye Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jaye is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1961.
  • Weird things about the name Jaye: Your name in reverse order is Eyaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yjae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jaye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 745 people with the last name Jaye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jaye? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jaye as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k 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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