50 Girl Names Starting With J

50 Girl Names Starting With J

Choosing a baby name can be incredibly difficult, especially when you don’t know where to start. If you have a great aunt that you loved and want to choose a baby name that starts with the same letter, you can really narrow down your choices. There are many baby names for all types of letters; however, if you’re looking for girl names starting with J, the list below can help.

Girl names starting with J can have many meanings behind them. You can narrow down your choices based on what sounds good to you or what name reminds you of an important person like your Aunt Jocelyn or Josephine. You can also choose a name with a meaning that suits your baby’s personality.

For example, Jenna has origins in Hebrew and comes from Janica or Jona, which means ‘God is gracious’. Jacquelyn, which can also be spelled Jacklyn or Jaclyn, and also has a religious meaning of ‘May God protect’.

For even more options, browse through our list below for the meanings behind more girl names starting with J. You’ll likely find something that speaks to you.

Jaabili

Meaning: Full Moon
Origin: Indian

Jacklyn

Meaning: May God protect
Origin: English, Hebrew

Jaclyn

Meaning: May God Protect
Origin: Hebrew

Jacquelyn

Meaning: May God Protect
Origin: Hebrew

Jae

Meaning: Woman who is like a jay bird
Origin: English

Jalissa

Meaning: God’s promise
Origin:United States

Jamella

Meaning: She who is beautiful
Origin: Arabic

Janet

Meaning: God Is Gracious
Origin: French

Janica

Meaning: God is loving
Origin: Hebrew

Jasmine

Meaning: The Jasmin flower
Origin: Persian

Jean

Meaning: God is gracious
Origin: Belgian, Hebrew

Jeanetta

Meaning: God is full of mercy and grace.
Origin: French

Jeanice

Meaning: Yahweh is full of mercy.
Origin: Hebrew

Jeevika

Meaning: Water
Origin: Anglo Saxon

Jenna

Meaning: Lady of the people
Origin: Hebrew

Jeffie

Meaning: The one who is fair minded and charming
Origin: English

Jehane

Meaning: God is merciful forever
Origin: French

Jelena

Meaning: New branch or new shoot
Origin: Greek, Russian

Jemilla

Meaning: The garden which is in the paradise
Origin: Arabic

Jenava

Meaning: Of the woman race
Origin: French

Jennifer

Meaning: White
Origin: Old Welsh

Jera

Meaning: Ruler of the spear
Origin: United States

Jessica

Meaning: God Beholds
Origin: Hebrew

Jhalak

Meaning: Spark or a sudden motion you felt
Origin: Indian

Jhansi

Meaning: Wife of a king
Origin: Indian

Jheel

Meaning: Lake that is so calm and quiet
Origin: Indian

Jiana

Meaning: God is gracious
Origin: Greek

Jibla

Meaning: A natural thing without any mixture of artificial things
Origin: Urdu

Jill

Meaning: Powerful and full of life person
Origin: Latin

Jillian

Meaning: Powerful and full of life person
Origin: English, Latin

Jilpa

Meaning: A person who gives life to other. A teacher of life
Origin: Chinese

Jimena

Meaning: Calm, focused, patient and are complex in nature
Origin: English, Spanish

Jivatha

Meaning: Life Giver
Origin: Indian

Joanna

Meaning: God has shown mercy
Origin: French, Hebrew, Romanian

Jocatta

Meaning: Joy
Origin: Latin

Jocelyn

Meaning: Someone who is a member of a Gauts Tribe
Origin: French, Germanic

Jodette

Meaning: Praised, admired, playful means a woman,one that is regarded
Origin: Hebrew

Jolanka

Meaning: Derivative of the word Jolan,meaning good girl,violet blossom
Origin: German, Polish

Jona

Meaning: The God is gracious and Dove bird
Origin: Dutch, Japanese

Josephine

Meaning: May God give
Origin: French, German, Hebrew

Joyce

Meaning:  Rejoicing
Origin: Australian, Norman, United States

Juana

Meaning: Gift of God
Origin: Hebrew, Latin America, Spanish

Judit

Meaning: Praised, Praise the Lord
Origin: Hebrew

Judith

Meaning: Young
Origin: Latin, Norman

Juelina

Meaning: Jove’s Child
Origin: Latin

Juliana

Meaning: Downy bearded person or young
Origin: Brazilian, Slavic, United States

Julie

Meaning: Jupiter’s Child; Downy
Origin: Cyprus, Greenlandic, Latin, Russian

Juliet

Meaning: They love their life and have eternal spirit
Origin: British, Cyprus, Spanish

Juska

Meaning: To give refuge
Origin: Nordic

Justine

Meaning: Righteous
Origin: Latin

Jwahir

Meaning: The Golden Woman
Origin: African