Girl Names Starting with J
Girl names starting with the letter 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 beginning with J. The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity. Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.
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