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.
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Historical reference: Hyacinth, divine hero in Greek mythology.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.
Origin: French and Hebrew.
Meaning: supersede, supplant.
Jacqueline name variations: Jaclyn, Jackleen, Jacklyn, Jacklynn, Jakleen, Jackie.
Country of origin: Spain.
Meaning: kindness, graciousness.
Jadelyn name variations: Jadlynn, Jadelynn, Jade, Jadelin, Jadellyn.
Years of origin: circa 1st century BC.
Meaning: jasmine flower.
Jasmin name variations: Jasminia, Yasminia, Jasminette, Yasamin, Yasemin.
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.
Meaning: journey, travel, trip.
Jeorny name variations: Georny, Gourny, Jorny, Journy.
Origin: Old German.
Meaning: ruler, leader.
Jaralyn name variations: Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Jerralyn, Geralyn, Geralynn.
Name meaning: rainbow.
Jirris name variations: Jirissa, Iris, Irris, Jearris.
Jodelle name variations: Jodella, Jodela, Yodelle, Jodell, Yodella, Jodele.
Years of origin: circa 5th century (as Georgia).
Origin: Old French and Greek.
Jorgina name variations: Jeorgina, Georgina, Jorjeenah, Jareena.
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.
Meaning: growth, expansion.
Josephine name variations: Josie, Josette, Josete, Joseta, Joetta, Josepha, Josephina.
Years of origin: circa 7th century (as Judoc).
Origin: Old French and Latin.
Reference: Saint Judoc, Breton noble.
Joyce name variations: Judoca, Joica, Joycenne, Joycenna, Joice.
Years of origin: circa 6th century BC.
Meaning: hope, shelter.
Judith name variations: Juditha, Judita, Jodi, Judah.
Years of origin: circa 2nd century BC (as Julia).
Reference: Julia, wife of Roman general Sulla.
Juliana name variations: Julia, Julianna, Giuliana, Yuliana.
Meaning: young, evergreen.
History behind: name derived from the Latin juniperus (translated as young or evergreen).
Juniper name variations: Yuniper, Ginny, Juno, June.
Years of origin: circa 2nd century.
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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