Boy Names Starting With J

Boy names that start with the letter J have led the popular baby names list since naming records began in 1880. Two of the most enduring J names for boys, James and John, head up the list of the most popular baby names for boys born in the last century, and no fewer than nine more — from Jeffrey to Justin to Jacob — join them in the Top 50. So the J initial is a great place to start if you’re looking for a baby boy name that’s in step with current trends, even if your tastes run more along the lines of Jupiter or Jericho than Joseph or Jerry. Browse below for our full list of boys’ names starting with leading letter J.