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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

Jaime is the Spanish or Portuguese spelling of the name James and means “one who follows” or supplanter. The 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”).

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).

Nicknames for Jaime

The name Jaime evokes feelings of animation and ambition. Below, we've created a list of possible nickname options for the Jaime in your life. However, feel free to come up with a nickname that's unique to their individual personality and lifestyle.

Jaime Name Details

Style: Classic

Gender: Neutral

Pronunciation: JAY-mee

Syllables: Two

Alternative Spellings for Jaime

Jaime Name Popularity

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.

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