Unusual Male Names

Exotic boy names that start with J

Exotic Male Names That Start With J

We have created for you a list of beautiful and exotic boy names that start with the letter J (with history of origin and meanings).

Last updated: March 21, 2022.



Years of origin: circa 18th century.

Origin: English.

Meaning: God has heard.

Jaden name variations: Jaeden, Jaden, Jaiden.



Name meaning: sparkling, luminous, bright.

Origin: Old English.

Earliest mention of a name: around 8th century.

Historical reference: Jaenberht, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Jaenberht name variations: Jenbert, Jenberth, Janebert, Janeberth.



First mention: around 18th century.

Origin: English.

Meaning: carter, peddler.

History behind: it is an occupational name.

Jagger name variations: Jaeger, Jayger, Jager.



Years of origin: circa 17th century.

Origin: Spanish and Hebrew.

Meaning: may God protect.

Note: often used as a female name and may refer to gender neutral names.

Jaime name variations: Jamie, James, Jacq.



First mention: around 4th century BC.

Origin: Persian.

Meaning: treasure king.

Jasper name variations: Jasperus, Jasperius, Casperius, Jasp, Casper.



Name meaning: blessed, friend of God.

Origin: Hebrew.

History behind: it is a short form of the name Jedediah.

Jeb name variations: Jed, Jebediah, Jedd, Jebb, Jebs.



Origin: Old English.

Meaning: little John, son of John.

Jenkins name variations: Jenkinn, Jenkynn, Jenkynns.



First mention: around 10th century.

Origin: Irish.

Meaning: talented ruler, strong ruler.

Jerrick name variations: Jerick, Jerik, Darrick, Dereck.



Origin: English.

Meaning: beneficial.

Jett name variations: Jetten, Jette, Jettie.



First mention: around 18th century.

Origin: English.

Meaning: stranger, outlander.

Joffrey name variations: Jofrey, Jophrey, Jeffrey.



Years of origin: circa 12th century.

Origin: Scandinavian.

Meaning: farmer.

Joren name variations: Jeren, Geron, Jaren.



First mention: around 3rd century (as George).

Origin: Greek.

Meaning: earth worker or farmer.

Etymology: name derived from the Greek elements ge (translated as earth) and ergein (translated as to work).

Reference: Saint George of Lydda.

Joris name variations: Goris, Jorris, Georgios.



Name meaning: the heavens, sky.

Origin: Roman.

Years of origin: circa 6th century.

Reference: Saint Judicael, King of Domnonee.

Judicael name variations: Judikael, Judickael, Judhael.



Origin: Hebrew.

Meaning: hope, shelter.

Jude name variations: Judden, Judd, Judas.



First mention: around 4th century (as Julian).

Origin: Roman.

Meaning: youthful, young.

Reference: Julian the Apostate, Roman emperor.

Julian name variations: Juillan, Jullen, Jullian.


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