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Baby Names That Start With J

Updated on April 7, 2015

Choosing The Perfect Name, Using The Letter J

If your looking for baby names that start with J, you've really hit the jackpot my friend. I have designed this page to be the perfect spot to find names that start with the letter J! You can browse by specific categories or check them all out! There are millions of names to choose from when it comes to naming your baby. If you are looking for a specific letter it can often be hard to find a good list. Most websites I've been to have so much going on with so many different types of names, origins of names, different letters, and different meanings that it can be hard to find exactly what your looking for. So I decided to make some more letter specific baby name pages, beginning with J. My son's name is Junior, and I figured that J would be a great letter to start with! If you happen to find the perfect name for your baby, I'd love to hear from you! I'm expecting a little boy in April, so I too am on the name lookout. Feel free to leave me a comment below!

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girl names that start with J
girl names that start with J

Names For Baby Girls

That Start With J

There are so many great names for girls out there, the letter J holds several of the best in my opinion. My current favorite girl name is Jerica. I think its unique, and original. You don't hear it too much. Below is my list of baby girl names that start with J. Surely your daughter's name is on here somewhere right?

Janis

Jana

Jaimie

Jacelyn

Jamie

Jacey

Jaina

Jackie

Jane

Jaclyn

Janet

Jacqueline

Janette

Jade

Jalynn

Jasmine

Janessa

Jazzylia (Juh-zill-yuh)

Jayla

Jessica

Jenessa

Jessie

Jewel

Jennifer

Jenine

Jenny

Jenette

Jenni

Jenie

Jerilyn

Jerica

Jericka

Jillian

Jiselle

Jill

Jiana

Jinessa

Jinger

Jimarla

Joy

Joyce

Jormilia

Johanna

Joey

Joanna

Jocelyn

Jodey

Jodie

Jordan

JoJo (as a nickname)

Jordyn

Jolie

Joleen

Juniper

Justine

June

Jula (Jew-la)

July

Judith

Judy

Juliet

Juliette

Julianne

Julianna

Judie

Julilly

More girl names that start with J in the "Unique names, and biblical names section"

boy names that start with J
boy names that start with J

Names For Baby Boys

That Start With J

Jason

Jarred

Jamie

Jamal

Jacob

Jaden

Jake

Jamal

James

Jameson

Jason

Jax

Jackson

Jayson

Jander

Jack

Jarvan

Jarek

Jaggar

Jalone

Jeremy

Jeremiah

Jericho

Jersey

Jessie

Jedidiah

Jefferey

Jeff

Jevohn

Jexter

Jemal

John

Johnathan

Joby

Joel

Jose

Joffrey

Josh

Joshua

Jordyn

Jordan

Jonah

Joey

Justin

Juno

Jyron

Jimmy

Jim

Find more baby boy names that start with J, in the "Unique and Biblical sections below".. or if you're feeling brave check out the "Crazy, Odd, or just plain Weird" baby names.

My Baby Sam Polka Dot Letter j, Brown/White
My Baby Sam Polka Dot Letter j, Brown/White

Adorable Wall Letters for your nursery! Have a hanging hook on back for easy use, love this and its gender neutral!

 

Unique Names That Start With J

There are so many great J names, but if your like me you are probably wanting something a little bit more unique. I think having a name that is odd or unheard of is a good thing! There are probably going to be a hundred kids named Chris, and a hundred girls named Brittany in your child's school right? Now don't get me wrong, those are great names but I'd rather find one that not a lot of other kids will have. So below you will find some very unique names that start with J. If you still haven't found a great baby name by now, maybe you'll find the perfect one in the unique names section!

Unique baby names
Unique baby names

Unique Girl Names

Jayleigh

Jamira

Jalena

Jayla

Jazlyn

Jaydra

Jadira

Jayleen

Jaylee

Jayana

Jacie

Jada

Jacinda

Jacenta

Jannah

Jalila

Jerica

Jezebel

Jessa

Jeslyn

Jezalilly

Jenaveen

Jenaviera

Jenistasia

Janille

Jeralyn

Jeneesa

Jimbria

Jiana

Johara

Joella

Jolina

Jovana

Josette

Jodee

Joyanna

Jula (Jew-la)

Juno

Juniper

Julissa

Unique boy names

Jasper

Jansen

Jabri

Jace

Jamar

Jamison

Jarek

Jaron

Jarret

Javan

Javier

Jander

jabaar

Jairus

Jase

jabari

jabin

jadin

Jagger

Jahmal

Jaiven

Jakk

JaMarion

Jamarick

Jamarcus

Jamen

Jaston

Jeevan

Jean

Jeavon

Jedd

Jeran

Jenson

Jerardo

Jerrick

Jerrin

Jerryl

Jedidiah

Jerico

Jerome

Jensen

Jersey

Jedai

Joby

Joen

Johan

Johfrit

Jovian

Jovanni

Joel

Jonah

Josiah

Jud

Junior

Juan

Jude

Julian

Julius

Jysen

Jyviere

biblical names
biblical names

Biblical Baby Names

Biblical Names For Boys And Girls

For many people, choosing a biblical name is very important. I would love to use a name from the bible, but I have a hard time finding ones that I really like. If your looking for a biblical name that starts with the letter J, the choices are even slimmer. But don't worry, I've done my homework! Below are some of the best biblical names that start with J that I've found. I personally like Jericho for a boy and Jerah for a girl.

Biblical Boy Names

Jaazaniah

Jabal

Jabez

Jabin

Jacob

Jadon

Jael

Jagur

Jalon

James

Jaresiah

Jason

Jehova

Jedidiah

Jesaiah

Jesse

Jesus (I personally wouldn't, but many do)

Jezreel

Joab

Job

Joel

John

Jona

Jordan

Jonathan

Joseph

Jose

Joshua

Josiah

Jubal

Judah

Jadaea

Biblical Girl Names

Jaala

Jada

Jahzeel

Janna

Japhia

Jarah

Jazeel

Jehaziel

Jemima

Jerah

Jeriel

Jesaiah

Jesse

Jezebel

Joanna

Joelah

Jorah

Judith

Julia

Junia

Justus

Weird names
Weird names

Crazy, Odd, or Just Plain Weird Names

Names that start with J

Some of these are alright, but most of them are kind of weird names. Weird isn't always a bad thing though. Just because the names are much different than what we are used to doesn't mean they can't be viable choices for the right people! Take Jaxteraman for example, this is a very odd name for a little boy. But someone might just see this and fall madly in love with it, (hopefully not) but you never know. Hope you enjoy this list of names, I thought they deserved to be mentioned and some are pretty neat! So without further ado, here they are!

Boys

Jiffron

Jimena

Jinezrio

Joachim

Jabir

Jaxteraman

Jadolf

Jacharin

Jaidev

Jaiwanth

Jaquan

Janardan

Jaroslav

Jatin

Javonatae

Jaxima

Jaygon

jayfro

Jaysukh

Jerolin

Jimuta

Jivin

Joaquin

Jodyce

Jujorous

Jumba

Jung

Justinord

Jymbalo

Girls

Ja'keevia

Jacinthe

Jagrati

Jahaira

Jamaunique

Jameekia

Janana

Janhavi

Javelynne

January

Jayvionna

Jest

Jia

Jihe

Jilacia

Jithriella

Jivineah

Jinx

Jocasta

Jokella

Jooeun

Jomelianna

Jopriaxa

Joranna

Jozzerae

Juanita

Jumoke

Jyoric

Jyoti

Jyotika

Jyotsna

Jyspie

Jyndalia

Jyzmeriah

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Still Can't Decide? - Here's 100,000 more names!

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100,000 + BABY NAMES:The Most Complete Baby Name Book
100,000 + BABY NAMES:The Most Complete Baby Name Book

If you still can't decide on a name, you might consider getting a nice baby name book. For just $6.68, it would be worth it. I'm sure you'll be able to pass it to someone else in your family later anyways! 100,000 names...surely if you didn't find a name on my site you can find one in this book. That is a lot of names!

 

Just For Fun

Some Famous Celebrities With Names That Start With J

J.K. Rowling

Jack Tweed

January Jones

Jane Lynch

Janet Devlin

James McAvoy

James Franco

Jay-Z

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lawrence

Jeremy Kyle

Jessica Alba

Jessica Fox

Jessica Simpson

JJ Hamblett

Jodie Marsh

Johnny Depp

Johnny Knoxville

Josh Bownan

Josh Hutcherso

Justin Bieber

Justin Timberlake

J-Wow

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Other Links You Might Find Useful - Names, Newborn items, and more!

Here are some other great links you might find helpful!

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I like Joseph, Jeremiah, Judith, Julie, and Jerica!

Out of all the names that start with J - What are your favorite baby names?

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      Renee Dixon 2 years ago from Kentucky

      I like it, so unique!

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      cece 2 years ago

      My father n law is named jestin

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      BodyHairRemoval 3 years ago

      Excellent list of names!

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      asereht1970 3 years ago

      Although all our names, except for my Mom, starts with the letter A, I love names that start with the letter J. It all started when a cute little boy I met in the kindergarten school when my little bro was also attending kindergarten. His name is Jehovah Jireh. His name stuck to my head.

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      norma-holt 3 years ago

      My neighbors called their three boys, Joshua, Jess, and Jed. Seems like they like the letter J. Nice lens and great lists of names. Well done.

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      Renee Dixon 3 years ago from Kentucky

      @lbmiranda: All of those are great :) JLe is a cute nickname. J names are great, and I think J's look pretty in cursive :)

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      lbmiranda 3 years ago

      I have a Jared and a Jessica (aka Jessie) I just LOVE J names too! Jared and Jessica are Biblical/Hebrew names too! (which are my personal favorite) Jessie also goes by JLe She is Jessica LeAnne and Jared is Jared Michael...I really like this lens!:) I like Joseph and Julie too;)

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      Renee Dixon 3 years ago from Kentucky

      @takkhisa: Thanks, I hope all the mothers who are searching for J baby names find what they are looking for here.

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      Takkhis 3 years ago

      There are many names that start with J! However, it is just an awesome lens.

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      Renee Dixon 3 years ago from Kentucky

      @ideadesigns: That crazy, I have cousins: Josh, Jason, and Jennifer as well. I can't think of any Johns tough which is odd since that's such a common name. Thanks so much!

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      ideadesigns 3 years ago

      Super job! I have relatives with Joshua/Josh, Jason, John, Jenny/Jennifer, and I could go on..... Love your super J list!

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      Renee Dixon 3 years ago from Kentucky

      @Halloween Cosplay: I like Jasper too, but I might be biased because of the Twilight movies :)

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      WriterJanis2 3 years ago

      I like Janis -

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      Halloween Cosplay 3 years ago

      I like Jolene and John. My Dad's middle name is John and I went to college with a Jasper.

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      Renee Dixon 3 years ago from Kentucky

      @WriterJanis2: OH Janis, I can't believe I didn't add your name! I will fix that :) It is a beautiful name!

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      Renee Dixon 3 years ago from Kentucky

      @Merrci: Thanks, so glad you liked it. I've always loved Jedediah too :)

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      Merry Citarella 3 years ago from Oregon's Southern Coast

      We have Jeff (Jeffrey) in our family, along with a Janice. I have a fondness for Jeremiah and Jedediah too. Fun lens and a fun idea! Enjoyed reading through this.

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      Renee Dixon 3 years ago from Kentucky

      @trevorjb1406: Thank you Trevor, nice to meet you :)

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      trevorjb1406 3 years ago

      A fun lens. Thankfully I am not going to be worrying about names as my daughters are in their late thirties! Nice bright lens though!

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      Renee Dixon 3 years ago from Kentucky

      @SusanDeppner: I can't believe I didn't think to add James! My brother's middle name is James as well. I will definitely have to add this to my list. I like Jordan/Jordyn as well! My friends daughter's name is Jordyn :) Thanks so much!

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      Susan Deppner 3 years ago from Arkansas USA

      James is a good old-fashioned name that we have on both sides of my family (both my grandfathers plus my brother and my son's middle names). I've always liked Jordan and Jordyn, too. Lots of good names to choose from here!

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      rita-ray-44 3 years ago

      good lens! any one looking for a baby name starting with J ,check it out!