Girl Names That Start With J

Girl Names That Start With J

Girl names that start with J have been popular for over a century, owing largely to several superpopular J baby names for girls at the top of the list.

Josephine, the current most popular J name for girls, has been a US Top 500 girl name for as long as that’s been charted. Along with Josephine, J names for girls ranking in the US Top 200 are Julia, Jade, Jasmine, Jordyn, Juliana and Juliette, Josie, and Jocelyn.

Julia is the most popular girl name starting with J internationally, ranking in the Top 100 in The Netherlands, Spain, France, Sweden, Germany, Ireland, and Scotland, among others.

Jennifer and Jessica, of course, exchanged the Number 1 spot with one another for the last three decades of the 20th century. Jane, too, has stayed popular for decades.

Unique girl names starting with J that we recommend include Jacinda, Jessamine, Jamaica, and June. But as one of the most heavily populated starting letters for girls' names, there's a J name to suit every style and taste.

Here, view our full lineup of girl names that start with J. You may also be interested in our lists of Boy Names That Start With JUnisex Names That Start With J, or our full list of Baby Names That Start With J.