Jamie: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Jamie

This unisex name is said to derive either from Jacob and means “may God protect” or James and means “seize by the heel” (which can also translate to following behind). Don’t fret, you can choose this name and still raise a daughter who will be a trailblazer, not a follower.

Nicknames:

Jay.

Famous people named Jamie:

Actresses Jamie Chung, Jamie Clayton, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Jamie-Lynn Sigler; competitive ice dancer Jamie Silverstein; actress, singer, songwriter and sister of Britney, Jamie Lynn Spears.

Fun fact:

This name became a popular girls’ name in the 1970s when baby girls were often named after Jamie Sommers, the Bionic Woman.

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