Unusual Female Names

Rare Girl Names Starting with J

Uncommon Female Names Starting With J

A list of unusual, strong, and rare girl names starting with the letter J (with history of origin and meanings).

Last updated: March 16, 2022.

 

Jacinta

Name meaning: the flower.

Origin: Eurepean and Greek.

Etymology: it is a European form of the Greek name Hyacinth.

Historical reference: Hyacinth, divine hero in Greek mythology.

Jacinta name variations: Jacinda, Jacinte, Jacintt.

 

Jacqueline

Origin: French and Hebrew.

Meaning: supersede, supplant.

Jacqueline name variations: Jaclyn, Jackleen, Jacklyn, Jacklynn, Jakleen, Jackie.

 

Jadelyn

Country of origin: Spain.

Meaning: kindness, graciousness.

Jadelyn name variations: Jadlynn, Jadelynn, Jade, Jadelin, Jadellyn.

 

Jasmin

Years of origin: circa 1st century BC.

Origin: Persian.

Meaning: jasmine flower.

Jasmin name variations: Jasminia, Yasminia, Jasminette, Yasamin, Yasemin.

 

Jeanne

Years of origin: circa 13th century.

Origin: French and Greek.

Meaning: merciful, clement.

Reference: Joan the first of Navarre, Queen of Navarre.

Jeanne name variations: Joan, Jean, Janet, Janete, Jayne.

 

Jeorny

Origin: English.

Meaning: journey, travel, trip.

Jeorny name variations: Georny, Gourny, Jorny, Journy.

 

Jeralyn

Origin: Old German.

Meaning: ruler, leader.

Jaralyn name variations: Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Jerralyn, Geralyn, Geralynn.

 

Jirris

Name meaning: rainbow.

Origin: Greek.

Jirris name variations: Jirissa, Iris, Irris, Jearris.

 

Jodelle

Origin: French.

Meaning: salvation.

Jodelle name variations: Jodella, Jodela, Yodelle, Jodell, Yodella, Jodele.

 

Jorgina

Years of origin: circa 5th century (as Georgia).

Origin: Old French and Greek.

Meaning: earthworker.

Jorgina name variations: Jeorgina, Georgina, Jorjeenah, Jareena.

 

Joscelin

Years of origin: circa 9th century.

Origin: Old French.

Meaning: member, participant.

Reference: Joscelin, bishop of Paris.

Joscelin name variations: Jocelyne, Jocelin, Goslin, Gauzlin, Jocelina, Jocelynn, Jocelynne.

 

Josephine

Origin: Hebrew.

Meaning: growth, expansion.

Josephine name variations: Josie, Josette, Josete, Joseta, Joetta, Josepha, Josephina.

 

Joyce

Years of origin: circa 7th century (as Judoc).

Origin: Old French and Latin.

Meaning: lord.

Reference: Saint Judoc, Breton noble.

Joyce name variations: Judoca, Joica, Joycenne, Joycenna, Joice.

 

Judith

Years of origin: circa 6th century BC.

Origin: Hebrew.

Meaning: hope, shelter.

Judith name variations: Juditha, Judita, Jodi, Judah.

 

Juliana

Years of origin: circa 2nd century BC (as Julia).

Origin: Roman.

Meaning: youthful.

Reference: Julia, wife of Roman general Sulla.

Juliana name variations: Julia, Julianna, Giuliana, Yuliana.

 

Juniper

Origin: Latin.

Meaning: young, evergreen.

History behind: name derived from the Latin juniperus (translated as young or evergreen).

Juniper name variations: Yuniper, Ginny, Juno, June.

 

Justina

Years of origin: circa 2nd century.

Origin: Roman.

Meaning: sincere, fair.

Reference: Saint Justina of Cagliari.

History behind: name derived from Latin lustus (translated as sincere or fair).

Justina name variations: Justinia, Justine, Lustine.

 

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