Jonah

Jonah is an English male name, the English form of Hebrew Yonah meaning "dove, pigeon" derived from a Proto-Semitic root word. Jonah is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Semitic Variants: Jonas (English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch) Yonah (Hebrew) Yunus (Arabic, Turkish) Ionas (Biblical Greek & Latin) Iona (Russian, Georgian, Biblical Latin) Jonáš …

Jahking

Jahking is the name of a young American actor, Jahking Guillory, and as far as I can tell he's the only one with this name. Apparently the name was created by his father, made up of Jah, a shortened form of Yahweh, the name of the Hebrew god in Judaism (and part of Biblical names such as Isaiah, …

Jadrien

Jadrien is a modern English male name, a variant spelling of Jadrian, a combination of Jaden and Adrian. Jaden is a modern American name that has become increasingly popular in the last two decades with the aden suffix (alongside Aiden, Hayden, Caden), it’s possible that it arose as a variant spelling of Jadon, a Hebrew male name of uncertain meaning though I’ve seen it listed as …

Jaka

Jaka is an Indonesian male name meaning "young (unmarried) man" or "young man", referring to a bachelor, which comes from Javanese. Jaka is also a Slovene male name, the Slovene form of Jacob which comes from Hebrew Ya’aqov meaning “holder of the heel” or “supplanter”. Origin: Javanese, Hebrew  

Jagger

Jagger comes from an English surname, an occupational name for someone who was a peddler or hawker of goods, which comes from Middle English jag (pack, load) deriving from an unknown origin; it seems as if most modern day Jaggers are descended from a single family from a place called Staniland in Halifax. As a given …

Jagjit

Jagjit is an Indian male name made up of Sanskrit elements jagat (world, universe, existence) and jiti (victory, conquering), so the name essentially means "conqueror of the world". Origin: Sanskrit Variants: Jagjeet (Indian)   Jagjit- जगजीत (Sanskrit)  

Jamesina

Jamesina is the Scottish feminine form of James, the English form of Late Latin Iacomus via Greek Iakobos, which comes from the Hebrew name Ya’aqov (English form of Jacob) meaning “holder of the heel” or “supplanter”. Nicknames: Jamie/Jaime, Sina, Missy Origin: Hebrew Male forms: James (English)    

Jair

Jair (pr. ja-yir or ya-ir; Forvo) comes from a Hebrew name meaning "he shines" or "he will light up". Origin: Hebrew Variants: Yair (Hebrew, Spanish) Jaír (Biblical Spanish) Iair (Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek) Iairus (Biblical Latin) Iairos (Biblical Greek) Jairus (Biblical) Jairo (Spanish) Jahir (Spanish) Jaïr (French, Dutch)  

Justina

Justina is the 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). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Iustina (Late Roman) Justine (French, English, Dutch, German) Justýna (Czech) Giustina (Italian) Justyna (Polish) Ustinya (Russian) Yustina (Russian) Justína (Slovak) Justinia (English) Justa (Late Roman, Spanish)   Male …

Julissa

Julissa is a Spanish and English female given name, an elaborated form of Julia, the feminine form of Julius, an Ancient Roman family name of uncertain meaning though it could possibly be derived from Greek ioulos meaning “downy-bearded”, implying someone who was youthful. It could also be related to Iovis, the older form of Latin Iuppiter (Jupiter), the name of the chief god …

Jasmin

Jasmin is a female given name, the German, Finnish, and Danish form of Jasmine, the French and English form of Arabic Yasmine, a variant of Yasmin, an Arabic and Persian female name meaning “jasmine” which derives from Persian yasamin (jasmine flower). As an English female name, it's a variant spelling of Jasmine. However, the spelling Jasmin is also a French, Bosnian, Slovene, and Macedonian …

Jet

Jet is the name of a deep black color as well as the name of a type of gemstone. It comes from Old French jaiet via Latin gagates which ultimately comes from Ancient Greek gagates (lignite; jet), supposedly named after a river named Gages near the town of Gagai, a town in Ancient Greek that no longer exists, because …