Jay - Meaning Of Jay, What Does Jay Mean?

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Jay Meaning


What does Jay mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Jay is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Jay is "jaybird".  

It is also of English and Hindi origin, where its meaning is "victory".

Jay is used as both a boys and girls name. It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Jay.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 7070  in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences.  It ranked 372 in popular baby names for boys with 831 occurrences. 

View the Jay Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Jay has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Jay to other names.


Variants of the name Jay include Jae, Jai, Jaye.

Jay falls into the bird name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jay McInerrney, Jay Leno.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jay in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Jay in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jay in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Jay Numerology page.

Jay Numerology
Jay in Hieroglyhics
Jay in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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