Baby Boy Names - J

Unique Baby Boy Names that Start with the Letter J

Including Top Baby Boy Names and Unique Baby Boy Names

Baby Boy Names Beginning with J

We have boy names from every nationality that start with the letter J, it's one of the most popular letters that parents choose as the beginning of their baby boy's name. Many names have the same meaning because they're different versions of a main name (like James, Jim, Jimmy, etc.), while some have deep, even legendary, meanings attached to that specific name.


Whichever name you choose, you're on the right track just by choosing a name starting with J. They're well loved names!

Jabari Swahili The brave one.
Jabez Hebrew Sorrowful.
Jabir Arabic The comforter.
Jace Greek The healer.
Jacek Polish A lily. A male form of hyacinth.
Jack Hebrew From the name John, but also used as an independent name. God is gracious.
Jackson Old English Son of Jack. God is gracious.
Jacob Hebrew Held by the heel.
Jacques French French form of Jacob and James.
Jacy Native American the moon
Jaedon    
Jael Hebrew To ascend or a wild goat. A boy or girl's name.
Jafar Hindu little stream
Jagdish Sanskrit The ruler of the world.
Jagger Middle English A carter or hawker.
Jago Cornish Cornish form of James.
Jaiden English A modern name derived from Jai or Jay.
Jaidev Hindu  
Jaidon English A modern name derived from Jai or Jay.
Jaime French French for I love you. A boy or girl's name.
Jake   Held by the heel. From the name Jacob, but also used as an independent name.
Jakob Dutch/German/Scandinavian The supplanter. One who takes the place of another. A biblical name. Also see James.
Jakub Czech/Polish The supplanter. One who takes the place of another. A biblical name. Also see James.
Jal English wanderer
Jaleel Arabic great, fine
Jalen Arabic  
Jalil Arabic Majestic.
Jamal Arabic The handsome one. A boy or girl's name.
James Hebrew The supplanter. A form of Jacob.
Jamie   The supplanter.
Jamieson Old English The son of James. The supplanter.
Jamison English son of James
Jan   God is gracious. A boy or girl's name.
Janak Hindu  
Janardan Hindu  
Janus Latin The Roman God of doors and gates (beginnings and endings). The month of January is derived from this name.
Japhet Hebrew Youthful. A son of Noah in the Bible.
Jaques French French form of Jacob and James.
Jared Hebrew The descendant.
Jarek Polish born in January
Jarel Jarrel, Jarrell, Jari, Jary  
Jarlath Irish Gaelic A leader or prince.
Jarman Celtic A man from Germany.
Jaron Hebrew To sing.
Jaroslav Slavonic The glory of spring. A popular Czech name.
Jarrad Hebrew The descendant.
Jarrah Aboriginal A type of Eucalyptus tree. A boy or girl's name.
Jarratt Teutonic A spearman.
Jarred Hebrew The descendant.
Jarrod Hebrew The descendant.
Jarvis Teutonic A spear servant.
Jaryn Gaelic Jar
Jason Greek The healer. The mythological hero who retrieved the golden fleece.
Jasper Persian The treasurer. The name of a gemstone. Also see Caspar and Gaspar.
Jatin Hindu  
Java   An Indonesian island.
Javan Latin angel of Greece
Javed Persian Eternal. A popular Muslim name.
Javier Portuguese/Spanish Of the new house.
Jay Sanskrit/Old English Sanskrit: Victory. Old English: A bird. Also used as a nickname for Jacob, James and many names.
Jayant Hindu victorious, a Rudra
Jayden English God has heard.
Jaysukh Hindu  
Jayvyn African light spirit

Je through Ji

Jean French God is gracious. A boy or girl's name.
Jed Hebrew Beloved of God. From the name Jedediah, but also used independently.
Jedd Hebrew Beloved of God. From the name Jedediah, but also used independently.
Jedediah Hebrew Beloved of God. A biblical name.
Jedidiah Hebrew beloved of the Lord
Jedrek Polish strong, manly
Jeevan Hindu life
Jeff Teutonic Divinely peaceful. Derived from Godfrey.
Jefferson Old English The son of Jeffrey. Divinely peaceful. See Geoffrey.
Jeffrey Teutonic Divinely peaceful. Derived from Godfrey.
Jehosophat Hebrew The Lord judges.
Jelani African mighty
Jenkins    
Jens Danish/Norwegian God is gracious.
Jensen Nordic God is gracious
Jerald English from Old French A spear warrior. Also see Garrett and Gerard.
Jerara Aboriginal Falling water.
Jered Hebrew The descendant.
Jeremiah Hebrew Appointed by God.
Jeremias Dutch/German/Spanish Appointed by God from the biblical name Jeremiah.
Jeremy Hebrew God will uplift.
Jeri Jeris  
Jericho   Moon city.
Jermain   From Germany. A boy or girl's name.
Jermyn Cornish A saint's name.
Jerod   Descendant.
Jerold English from Old French A spear warrior. Also see Garrett and Gerard.
Jerolin Latin holy name
Jerome Greek A sacred or holy name.
Jerrard English from Old French A spear warrior, or brave spearman. Also see Garrett and Gerald.
Jerrie English from Old French A spear warrior. From the name Gerald, Gerard, Jeremy and Jerome. Also used independently.
Jerry English from Old French A spear warrior. From the name Gerald, Gerard, Jeremy and Jerome. Also used independently.
Jervaise Teutonic A spear servant.
Jervis Teutonic A spear servant.
Jerzy Polish Polish form of George. A tiller of the soil (farmer).
Jesse Hebrew God's gift. A boy or girl's name.
Jesus Hebrew The saviour or God is salvation. A variation of Joshua, and a popular Spanish and Portuguese name.
Jet Latin Black, the name of a material used for making jewellery. A boy or girl's name.
Jethro Hebrew Outstanding, excellent.
Jetmir Albanian  
Jibril Arabic archangel Gabriel
Jiger Hindu  
Jilesh Hindu  
Jim   The supplanter. A form of Jacob. From the name James.
Jimmie   The supplanter. A form of Jacob. From the name James.
Jimmy   The supplanter. A form of Jacob. From the name James.
Jimuta Hindu one of 108 names of the Sun God
Jin Chinese/Korean Chinese: Golden. Korean: A jewel. A boy or girl's name.
Jinesh Hindu  
Jiri Czech Czech form of George.
Jiro Japanese second male
Jirra Aboriginal A kangaroo. A boy or girl's name.
Jiten Hindu  
Jitender Sanskrit The powerful conqueror.
Jitendra Hindu  
Jivana Hindu one of 108 names of the Sun God
Jivin Hindu to give life

Boy Names Starting with Jo

Jo Hebrew God shall add. Nickname of Joseph.
Joab Hebrew Praise the Lord.
Joachim Hebrew Established by God. The name of a king of Judah in the Bible.
Joakim Hebrew the Lord will judge
Job Hebrew The persecuted one. A name that is associated with patience.
Jocelin Latin The merry one. More commonly a girl's name.
Jock Scottish Short form of Jacob or John. God is gracious.
Jody Hebrew God shall add. Nickname of Joseph.
Joe Hebrew God shall add. Nickname of Joseph.
Joel Hebrew God is willing.
Joey Hebrew God shall add. Nickname of Joseph.
Joh Hebrew God is gracious.
Johann German God is gracious.
Johannes German God is gracious.
John Hebrew God is gracious. The name of many saints. Also see Ian, Jack, Jonathan and Owen.
Johnny   God is gracious. The name of many saints. Also see Ian, Jack, Jonathan and Owen.
Johnson English Son of John. God is gracious.
Jolyon English English form of Julius. Also suitable for a child born in July.
Jon Swedish God is gracious. The name of many saints. Also see Ian, Jack, Jonathan and Owen.
Jonah Hebrew A dove. A man of peace.
Jonathan Hebrew God has given, or a gift of the Lord. The friend o David in the Bible. Also see John.
Jonny   God is gracious. The name of many saints. Also see Ian, Jack, Jonathan and Owen.
Joo-Chan Korean praise the Lord
Joost Dutch Fair and just.
Joram Hebrew The Lord is exalted.
Jordan Hebrew Flowing down, as in the River Jordan. A boy or girl's name.
Jorge Portuguese/Spanish A farmer. St George is the patron saint of England.
Jorgen Danish/Swedish A farmer. St George is the patron saint of England.
Jorma Finnish Appointed by God from the biblical name Jeremiah.
Jory Cornish Cornish form of George. Also from the name Joram.
Jose Spanish Spanish form of Joseph. God shall add.
Josef Czech/Dutch/German/Scandinavian God will increase.
Joseph Hebrew God shall add. The father of Jesus and husband of Mary in the Bible.
Joshua Hebrew God is salvation. The biblical figure who led the Israelites to the promised land. Also see Hosea and Jesus.
Josiah Hebrew God heals. A biblical name.
Joss Latin The merry one. From the name Jocelin. Also used as an independent name.
Jourdain French Flowing down, as in the River Jordan.
Jourdan Hebrew Flowing down, as in the River Jordan.
Jove    
Jowan Cornish God is gracious.
Jozef Polish God shall add.
Jozsef Hungarian God shall add.

Ju through Jy

Juan Spanish Spanish form of John. God is gracious.
Judah Hebrew The praised one. A son of Jacob in the Bible.
Judd Hebrew Praised.
Jude Hebrew praise
Julian English Youthful.
Julius Latin A Roman family name, possibly meaning youthful. Born in July.
Juma African born on a Friday
Jung Korean righteous
Junior   The young, child.
Junius Latin Born in June.
Jurgen German German form of George. A tiller of the soil (farmer).
Justin Latin Just or true.
Justus Latin justice
Jyotis Sanskrit Light.

 

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