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)  

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)  

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 …

Joachim

Joachim is a German, French, and Polish male name, a contracted form of Jehoiachin meaning “established by Yahweh”, or Jehoiakim meaning “raised by Yahweh”. It can be pronounced as yo-a-keem in German, yaw-a-kheem in Polish, zhaw-a-keem in French, or jo-a-keem in English. Joachim is also as surname originating from the given name. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Ioachim (Latin) Ioakeim (Greek) Jochim …

Julep

Julep is the name of a drink originally used to refer to a sweet drink made out of water and sugar, used as a medicinal drink and which later became an alcoholic drink with bourbon or brandy and crushed/shaved ice garnished with mint. The name comes from Persian golab meaning "rosewater", made up from Persian elements gol …

Junix

Junix is the name of a genus of dragonfly, Junix elumbis, found in Venezuela, as well as the name of a species of weevils in the genus Brachycerus. The name might be derived from Latin junix, an alternative form of iunix meaning "young cow, calf, heifer", related to iuvenis (young) from which Juno derives. Junix is also a Filipino male name, perhaps a variant spin of Juninho, a …