Jane

Jane is a feminine form of John which comes from Hebrew male name Yochanan meaning "Yahweh is gracious". Jane is also a surname originating from the given name. Though Jane is primarily a female given name, it's begun to have some use as a male name. One example would be Jayne Cobb, a male character from the scifi TV … Continue reading Jane

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Justin

Justin is the English form of Latin Justinus (or Iustinus) meaning "just, lawful, righteous" which comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yew- (justice, law) from the root word *h₂ey- (vital force, life age, eternity). Justin is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Iustinus (Latin) Iustus (Latin) Justinus (Ancient Roman) Justus (Late Roman, German, Dutch) Juste (French) Giustino (Italian) Justinas (Lithuanian) … Continue reading Justin

James

James is an English male name derived from Late Latin Iacomus via Greek Iakobos, which comes from the Hebrew name Ya’aqov (English form Jacob) meaning “holder of the heel” or “supplanter”. James is also a surname originating from the given name. Nicknames: Jaime/Jamie/Jamey, Jimmy/Jimmie, Jim Origin: Hebrew Variants: Jaymes (English) Yakub (Arabic) Yaqoob (Arabic) Yaqub (Arabic) Jakes (Basque) Jacob (English, Dutch, Swedish, … Continue reading James

Jamila

Jamila is the feminine form of Jamil, an Arabic male name meaning "beautiful". Origin: Arabic Variants: Jameela Jamillah Gamila (Egyptian Arabic) Djamila (Maghrebi Arabic) Yamila (Latin American Spanish) Cemile (Turkish)   Male forms: Jamil (Arabic) Jameel Gamil (Egyptian Arabic) Cemil (Turkish)  

Jaspera

Jaspera is the feminine form of Jasper, a variant of Gaspar or Caspar which comes from a Persian name possibly meaning "treasurer" or "keeper of treasure". It was one of the names of the Three Magi who visited baby Jesus. Jasper is also the name of a variety of an opaque variety of quartz composed of red, yellow, brown … Continue reading Jaspera

Justine

Justine is the French feminine form of Justin which comes from Latin Justus meaning "just, lawful, righteous", derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yew- (justice, law) from the root word *h₂ey- (vital force, life age, eternity). Justin is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Justina (English, Slovene, Czech, Lithuanian, Late Roman) Justýna (Czech) Justyna (Polish) Giustina (Italian) Iustina (Late Roman) … Continue reading Justine

Joden

Joden seems to be a modern name, either an elaborated form of Jody, a diminutive of Joe or Joseph (though it's also been used as a nickname for Judith), a Hebrew male name meaning "Yahweh will increase" or "Yahweh will add"; or it could a variant spelling of Jodan, which could be a combination of given names Joe/Joseph and Dan, a Hebrew male name … Continue reading Joden

Jerome

Jerome is the English form of Hieronymus, a Greek male name meaning "sacred name" from Greek hieros (sacred) and onuma (name). Nicknames: Jerry Origin: Greek Variants: Hieronymos (Ancient Greek) Hieronymus (Ancient Greek, Dutch, German) Jeronim (Croatian, Albanian) Geronim (English) Gérôme (French) Jeroen (Dutch) Jérôme (French) Geronimo (English, Spanish) Gerónimo (Spanish) Jerónimo (Spanish, Portuguese) Jerônimo (Brazilian Portuguese) Ieronimus (Medieval Latin) … Continue reading Jerome

Jaime

Jaime is a variant spelling of Jamie, a nickname for James which is the English form of Late Latin Iacomus via Greek Iakobos, which comes from the Hebrew name Ya'aqov (English form Jacob) meaning "holder of the heel" or "supplanter". Jaime is also the Spanish and Portuguese male form of James though it's pronounced hie-mee. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Jamie (Scottish, English) Jaymee (English) Jayme (English) … Continue reading Jaime

Julian

Julian is the English form of Iulianus (or Julianus), an Ancient Roman family name meaning "belonging to Julius", Julius a name of uncertain meaning though it could possibly be derived from Greek ioulos meaning "downy-bearded", implying someone who was youthful, though it could also be related to Iovis, the older form of Latin Iuppiter (Jupiter), the name of the chief god … Continue reading Julian