Popularity:5588
Origin:Spanish
Meaning:He who supplants
Jayme is a gender-neutral name of Spanish and Hebrew origin. It’s a variant spelling of the Spanish name Jaime, which comes from the Hebrew name Jacob, meaning “he who supplants.” This ancient name has many variants, including James, Jamie, Jim, Giacomo, Jack, Jacques, Séamas and more. In the Hebrew Bible, Jacob was born holding the heel of his twin brother Esau. Jacob later supplanted Esau by buying his birthright, which Esau was entitled to as the firstborn twin, hence the meaning of the name. Jayme’s modern spelling adds a fresh twist to more common variants such as Jaime and Jamie.
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