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Jett Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Jett is of English origin.

The meaning of Jett is "black gem".  

It is also of Greek origin, where its meaning is "aviation".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 332 in baby name popularity for boys with 1014 occurrences.  It ranked 4808 in popular baby names for girls with 29 occurrences. 

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


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Related Names

The name Jetta is a form of Jett.

Other Tidbits

Jett falls into the gem or mineral name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jett Travolta, Jett Lucas.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jett in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jett.

Just for fun, see the name Jett 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 Jett in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

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.