20 Jolly Good Baby Names Beginning With 'J'
Whether you're planning to go full Kris Jenner and give all your children a name beginning with the same first letter, or you're simply leaving no stone unturned in your search for one perfect baby name, there isn't a letter in the alphabet that doesn't churn up a selection of excellent options.
Today we're going Joe Jonas and Jessie James on it. Here's our pick of the best 'J' names:
An American name meaning 'moon', this one is also spelled Jayce
A 13th century name from the Cornish for Jacob or James
Derived from the Sanskrit jaya, which means 'victory'
From the Persian name Casper, which means 'treasure bringer'
Jaxon (or Jax)
An update on the ever-popular 'Jack', this one is from the Greek meaning 'to heal'.
Originally a Hebrew name, Jed means 'beloved of the Lord'.
A Finnish name, meaning 'son of Jan'
A Biblical figure with the spelling 'Job', many add an 'e' at the end to avoid mispronunciation.
A Hebrew name in origin, this one is also popular among Billy Joel fans!
Originally a nickname for Joseph, this name is sticking as a first name in its own right.
An American name, in honour of the jade stone.
Made famous by Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, who named their daughter after Ryan's late father.
A sweet update on 'Jane'
A Scottish name meaning 'God has given'.
Made cool again by Girls actress Jemima Kirke, Jemima was the oldest of the three beautiful daughters of Job, named in the Bible.
A shortened version of 'Jocelyn', this one was made famous by the singer Joss Stone.
It doesn't get more celebratory than this.
A good choice for astronomy fans, this one means 'Jupiter's child'
Wife of Jupiter and the queen of the heavens, Juno was the protectress of marriage and women, and was also the goddess of finance.
An African name meaning 'born on a Friday'