Jay Name meaning

NAME
Jay
ORIGIN/USAGE
English
GENDER
Boy
MEANING
Various
PRONUNCIATION
JAY
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Jay is used as a diminutive of names starting with J, mostly the name James. James is ultimately derived from Jacob. Jacob is derived from the Hebrew name 'Yaakov', which means 'following after'. This is derived from the Hebrew words 'Yahweh', which means 'God', and 'aqeb', which means 'heel'. In the Bible, Jacob was born after Esau, holding after Esau's heel.
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