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Gender: F Meaning of Jay: "jaybird" Origin of Jay: Latin

One of the boys' names newly appropriated for girls -- either on its own, as a pet form of any J name, or as a singular middle name.

Famous People Named Jay

Justice Jay "JJ" Ackles, daughter of Jensen Ackles and Daneel Ackles (Harris)
Johannah "Jay" Deakin, mother of Louis Tomlinson from One Direction
Mary Joan "Jay" DeFeo, American artist associated with the Beat generation
Jay Newton-Small, Washington correspondent for Time Magazine

Pop Culture References for the name Jay

Jaye, protagonist of the TV series "Wonderfalls," inspired by the story of Joan of Arc

Jae, Jai, Jaycie, Jey, Jaye, Jaya