Meaning of First Name: Jay
blue crested bird
Jay is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2126 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#3741 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Jay \jay\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Jay), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Jay is "blue crested bird". Also a medieval name possibly from Gaius (Latin) "happy"; also pet form of names beginning with J- (see also Dee and Kay). In Hindi, it is derived from Sanskrit, meaning "victory". The name has been inspired by John Jay, a great American jurist. The name is also used in combination with other names. Gymnast Jaycie Phelps.
Jay has 13 variant forms: Jae, Jalin, Jaline, J
blue crested bird
Jay is a very popular first name for men (#152 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#3741 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Jay \jay\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Jay), is pronounced jay. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Jay is "blue crested bird". Also possibly from the Latin name Gaius meaning "happy". May also be from use as a nickname for names beginning with J-, such as in short form of names like Jason and Jacob. Jay and Jai are also Sanskrit names meaning "victory". Mythology: Jay is the name of various deities in Hindu classical writings. Use may have been inspired by the first Chief of
Census About Last Name: Kuhn
Derived from a diminutive of the German given name KONRAD
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.