Jotham

Jotham is a Hebrew male name meaning "Yahweh is upright" or "Yahweh is perfect". Jotham is also a surname. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Yotam (Biblical Hebrew)  

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Jeremiah

Jeremiah comes from a Hebrew male name meaning "Yahweh has uplifted" or "Yahweh has exalted". Jeremiah is also a surname derived from the given name. Nicknames: Jerry, Jeremy, Jere Origin: Hebrew Variants: Jeremy (English) Jeremia (English) Hieremias (Biblical Latin) Ieremias (Biblical Greek) Yirmiyahu (Biblical Hebrew) Jeremias (Portuguese, German, Finnish) Jorma (Finnish) Jérémie (French) Jérémy (French) … Continue reading Jeremiah

Jason

Jason is the name of the leader of the Argonauts in Greek mythology in search of the Golden Fleece which would help him win back the throne of Iolcus from his uncle Pelias, who had taken it from Jason's father Aeson. Jason managed to get the Golden Fleece with the help of Medea, whom he … Continue reading Jason

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

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

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