Jai is simply a little fancier way of spelling the name Jay, though it can also be a nickname for names like Jason or Jayden, and it's a standalone name that is popular in cultures that speak Hindi, Sanskrit, and Tamil. Jai is especially beloved in Australia, and while it's never been a top baby name in the United States, it seems to be gaining some traction. Because it's short and sweet, Jai makes a great middle name too.
Meaning of the name Jai:
Origin of the name Jai:
In the English language, Jai is simply another spelling for Jay, a nature and word name that means “bird.” In the Hindi, Tamil, and Sanskrit languages, Jai is a name that means “victory.”
Symbolism of the name Jai:
New parents may find plenty of symbolism in the name Jai. As a nature name, the blue jay symbolizes fidelity and loyalty. The name's other meaning, victory, may also be symbolic to new parents who see their young son as a win in their lives.
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Gender of the name Jai:
Jai is a boy's name.
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Emotion evoked from the name Jai:
The baby name Jai evokes images of someone who is cool and calm in all situations.
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Popularity of the name Jai:
According to the Social Security Administration, Jai has never been a top 1,000 baby name for boys or girls in the United States.
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Great middle names for Jai and their meanings:
- Alexander (protector of men)
- Maximillian (greatest)
- Thomas (twin)
- Hunter (one who hunts)
- Ryan (little king)
- Tyler (tile maker)
- Mason (stone worker)
- Matthew (gift from God)
- Daniel (God is my judge)
Famous people with the name Jai:
- Jai Courtney (actor)
- Jai Ingham (soccer player)
- Jai Koutrae (actor)
- Jai Lucas (basketball player)
- Jai Taurima (long jump champion)
- Jai Rodriguez (actor, musician, and host)