Jaime is a gender-neutral name popular throughout the world. Attractive in composition, it became a staple for boys and girls born throughout the 20th century. Jaime Reyes is the name of a character in the DC Comics universe, and Jaime Lannister is a favorite character in the Game of Thrones series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Jaime:

Hebrew, Spanish, Portuguese: Supplanter, one who follows

Origin of the name Jaime:

Jaime is the Spanish or Portuguese spelling of the name James. Th given name James originates from the Latin name Iacomus (or the Biblical Latin version Iacobus). Each Latin variation evolved from the Hebrew word Ya'aqov (meaning “supplanter”).

Symbolism of the name Jaime:

Jaime is the Spanish or Portuguese variation of James. In Christian scriptures, James is also the New Testament version of Jacob. According to the Old Testament, the symbol of both names is the heel (Genesis 25:26-27:36).

Style of the name Jaime:

Classic

Gender of the name Jaime:

Jaime is a unisex baby name given to both boys and girls.

Pronunciation of the name Jaime:

JAY-mee

Number of syllables in the name Jaime:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Jaime:

The name Jaime evokes feelings of animation and ambition.

Alternative spellings for the name Jaime:

Nicknames for the name Jaime:

Popularity of the name Jaime:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Jaime was the 562nd most popular baby name for boys in 2020. Jaime was the 3,034th most popular name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Jaime:

Great middle names for Jaime and their meanings:

  • Amory (work, industriousness, home ruler)
  • Arden (great forest)
  • Braden (salmon, hillside, broad valley)
  • Cadin (friend, companion)
  • Eliza (my God is an oath)
  • Faris (horseman, knight)
  • Logan (little hollow)
  • Miguel (who is like God)
  • Ozias (God is my strength)
  • Salvatore (savior)
  • Zibiah (gazelle, doe)
  • Zoltan (king, sultan)

Famous people with the name Jaime:

  • Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala (businessman)
  • Jaime Lynn Herrera Beutler (politician)
  • Jaime Guillermo Carbonell (computer scientist)
  • Jaime Víctor Alguersuari Escudero (racing driver)
  • Jaime Luis Gómez (singer and disc jockey)
  • Jaime Omar García (basketball player)
  • Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez (educator)
  • Jaime Erica Murray (actress)
  • Jaime Ray Newman (singer)
  • Jaime Elizabeth Pressly (actress)

Jaime in popular culture:

  • Jaime Lannister (character in the Game of Thrones series)
  • Jaime Reyes (character in the DC Comics universe)
  • Jaime Sommers (heroine of The Bionic Woman series)