Jay: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Jay

The name Jay can either be a short form of a longer name like Jason or James, or by itself it means “jaybird.” As in, “naked as a jaybird.” As in, don’t turn away from your little Jay anywhere you don’t want him streaking.

Nicknames:

It’s already a one-syllable name, geez.

Famous people named Jay:

Novelist Jay Asher; TV host Jay Leno; football player Jay Cutler; rapper Jay-Z; actor/comedian Jay Pharoah.

Fun fact:

Jay Gatsby is the main character in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.

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