“J” Boy Names

We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Jaakko

Jaakko Meaning and Origin Jaakko is a boy's name of Finnish origin, meaning "supplanter". Finnish form of Jacob (or James). Posts with the name Jaakko:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Jabari

Jabari Meaning and Origin The name Jabari is a boy's name meaning "brave one" and is of African Swahili origin. Current Popularity: #952. Posts with the name Jabari: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy Names

Jabin

Jabin Meaning and Origin Jabin is a boy's name meaning "discerner, or the wise" and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Jabin: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names

Jack

Jack is an English boy’s name meaning: “god is gracious”.

Jackson

Jackson is an English boy’s name  meaning: “son of Jack”. 

Jacob

Jacob is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin meaning: “supplanter”.

Jacques

Jacques Meaning and Origin Jacques is a boy's name meaning "supplanter" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Jacques: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Jafari

Jafari Meaning and Origin The name Jafari is a boy's name meaning "stream" and is of African Swahili origin. Posts with the name Jafari: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Jair

Jair (JAY-er) a name in the Old Testament of one of the judges of the Israelites.

Jalo

Jalo Meaning and Origin Jalo is a boy's name of Finnish origin, meaning "noble, gracious".  Posts with the name Jalo:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Jameson

Jameson Meaning and Origin The name Jameson is a boy's name meaning "son of James" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #79. Posts with the name Jameson: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Janson

Janson Meaning and Origin Janson is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "son of Jan." Posts with the name Janson: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Janus

Janus Meaning and Origin The name Janus is a boy's name meaning "gateway" and is of Greek origin. An ancient Roman god’s name. In Roman mythology, Janus was the god of beginnings and transitions who presided over passages, doors, gates, and endings. He is usually...

Japheth

Japheth (JAY-feth) is a biblical name meaning:”expansion”. In the bible Japheth is the name of the son of Noah.

Jareth

Jareth Meaning and Origin Jareth is a boy’s modern invented name. Posts with the name Jareth: 30 Invented Names For Boys That Are As Unique As They Sound

Jari

Jari Meaning and Origin Jari is a boy's name of Finnish origin, meaning "God will raise up; God will set free".  Posts with the name Jari:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Jarmo

Jarmo Meaning and Origin Jarmo is a boy's name of Finnish origin, meaning "God will uplift". Finnish variant of Jeremiah.  Posts with the name Jarmo:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Jarret

Jarret Meaning and Origin The name Jarret is a boy's name meaning "spear strength" and is of Irish origin. The name Jarret is originally a surname that is derived from the Gaelic form of Gerald.  Posts with the name Jarret: 100 Cute First & Middle Names For...

Jarvis

Jarvis Meaning and Origin A surname from the name Gervais or Gervasius is derived from the Germanic word ger ‘spear’. Posts with the name Jarvis: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys 25 Vintage Boy Names for a Modern Little Gentleman

Jasper

Jasper is an English name ultimately of Persian origin meaning: “treasure”.

Javan

Biblical name borne by the son of Japheth (Genesis 10:2), derived from the Hebrew word meaning wine.

Javen

Javen Meaning and Origin The name Javen is a boy's name meaning "Greece or wine" and is of Hebrew origin. A variant of Javan meaning ‘Greece’ in Hebrew. Posts with the name Javen: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground  

Jaxson

Jaxson Meaning and Origin Jaxson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Jack." Current popularity: #85. Posts with the name Jaxson: 50 Adorable First and Middle Name Combinations for Boys

Jaxton

Jaxton is an American name meaning: “son of Jack”.

Jaxtyn

Jaxtyn is an invented boys name with no known meaning.

Jayce

Jayce Meaning and Origin Jayce is a boy’s modern invented name. Current Popularity: #151. Posts with the name Jayce: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Jebediah

Jebediah Meaning and Origin The name Jebediah is a boy's name meaning "beloved friend" and is of Hebrew origin. A name from the Old Testament.

Jed

Jed Meaning and Origin Jed is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning: “beloved by God.” A short form of the biblical name Jedidiah, which is now used as an independent name.

Jensen

Jensen Meaning and Origin The name Jensen is a boy's name meaning "son of Jens" and is of Scandinavian origin. Current Popularity: #302. Posts with the name Jensen: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Jerah

Jerah Meaning and Origin Jerah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin, meaning "moon."  Posts with the name Jerah: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys Baby Names That Mean Moon and Stars

Jericho

Jericho Meaning and Origin Jericho is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "city of moons." This vintage choice steeped in history is a cool and edgy choice for your little boy and can also be shortened to Jerry if you like that better. You may also...

Jesper

Jesper Meaning and Origin The name Jesper is a boy's name meaning "treasure" and is of Danish via Persian origin. Just the perfect name meaning for your precious little treasure! You may also like: Javan, Jasper, Jareth Posts with the name Jesper: Whimsical &...

Jessen

Jessen Meaning and Origin Jessen is a boy's name of Danish origin meaning "son of Jes." A Danish patronymic surname. Posts with the name Jessen: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Jethro

Biblical name that is a variant of Hebrew name Ithra ‘excellence’ (Samuel 17:25).

Jett

Jett Meaning and Origin Jett is a boy’s modern invented name. Jett is also a name that comes from the black mineral of the same name. If you name your kid Jett, you'll need to put them in a tiny leather jacket because this is the edgiest name out there. You may also...

Jevyn

Jevyn Meaning and Origin The name Jevyn is a boy's modern invented name. Posts with the name Jevyn: 50 Made Up Baby Names for Boys

Jex

Jex Meaning and Origin Jex is a boy’s name from an English surname, the meaning is unknown.  Posts with the name Jex: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Joab

Joab Meaning and Origin The name Joab is a boy’s name meaning “praise Jehovah” and is of Hebrew origin. In the bible, Joab was the advisor of David. If you are looking for biblical one-syllable boy names, this is the perfect baby name for your little one. Posts with...

Joachim

Biblical name from the Hebrew name Johoiachin, borne by a king of Judah.

Joah

Joah Meaning and Origin Joah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "brother of God." Posts with the name Joah: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Johnny

Johnny Meaning and Origin Johnny is a boy's name meaning "God is gracious" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #389. Posts with the name Johnny: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Jolyon

Jolyon Meaning and Origin The name Jolyon is a boy's name meaning "youthful" and is of Latin origin. Medieval variant spelling of Julian.

Jonovan

Jonovan Meaning and Origin Jonovan is a boy’s modern invented name.  Posts with the name Jonovan: 30 Invented Names For Boys That Are As Unique As They Sound

Joost

Joost Meaning and Origin The name Joost is a boy's name meaning "just" and is of Dutch origin. Pronounced: yoost.  

Jorgen

The boy’s name Jorgen is a Danish name meaning: “farmer”.

Josiah

Josiah is a Hebrew boy’s name meaning: “god heals”

Jotham

A name from the Old Testament meaning: “the lord is perfect”.

Jouko

Jouko Meaning and Origin Jouko is a boy's name of Finnish origin, meaning "tall or white swan".  Posts with the name Jouko:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Jover

Jover Meaning and Origin The name Jover is a boy's modern invented name. Posts with the name Jover: 50 Made Up Baby Names for Boys

Judas

Judas Meaning and Origin Judas is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “praised.” Greek form of Judah borne in the New Testament by several characters. It might sound a little old-fashioned, but those are exactly the kind of names that are coming back into style —...

Juden

Juden is an invented boy’s name of unknown meaning.

Judson

Judson Meaning and Origin The name Judson is a boy's name meaning "son of Jordan" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #879. Posts with the name Judson: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Juhani

Juhani Meaning and Origin Juhani is a boy's name of Finnish and Scandinavian origin, meaning "God Is Gracious". Finnish form of the name John. Posts with the name Juhani:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Juho

Juho Meaning and Origin Juho is a boy's name of Finnish and Estonian origin, meaning "God Is Gracious". Estonian and Finnish variation of John. Posts with the name Juho:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

Julien

Julien Meaning and Origin The name Julien (JOO-lee-uhn) is a boy's name meaning "youthful" and is of French origin. The name Julien is a variation of Julian. Current Popularity: #586. Posts with the name Julien: 100 Cute First and Middle Names for Boys 50 French Baby...

Julius

Julius Meaning and Origin The name Julius is a boy's name meaning "downy-bearded" and is of Roman via Greek origin. Current Popularity: #334. Posts with the name Julius: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys 20 Ancient Names for Boys From Myths and...

Jupiter

Jupiter Meaning and Origin The name Jupiter is a boy's name meaning "sky father" and is of Roman origin. The name of a Roman deity and planet name.

Jyri

Jyri Meaning and Origin Jyri is a boy's name of Finnish origin, meaning "farmer".  Posts with the name Jyri:  Finnish Baby Names for Boys

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