Jaime

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jaime

  1. A male given name from the Spanish form of James.
    • 1971 Charles Willeford, The Burnt Orange Heresy, page 220:
      They call you "Jim", don't they?' 'No,' I replied, hiding my irritation. 'I prefer James. My father named me Jaime, but no one ever seemed to pronounce it right, so I changed it to James. Not legally,' I added.
  2. A female given name, a variant of Jamie.
    • 2004, Kelly Armstrong, Industrial Magic, page 134:
      A few minutes later, Jaime stood and rubbed her shoulders. "You okay?" I asked. She made a noncommittal noise [...]

References[edit]

  • [1] U.S. Social Security Administration, accessed on December 10th, 2010: The first name Jaime was included in the top 1000 male names in 1942-2009, with a frequency never exceeding 0.1 %, and in the top 1000 female names in 1959, 1961-63, and 1965-2004, with a peak of 0.5 % in 1976. The data includes Spanish speaking U.S. citizens.

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jaime m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to James.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Spanish form of Jacob, from Late Latin Iacomus, dialect variant of Iacobus, from Ancient Greek Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos), from Ἰακώβ (Iakṓb), from Classical Hebrew יַעֲקֹב (Yaʿăqōḇ) (Jacob). The name Iacobus also gave in Spanish Yago and Santiago (Saint James), from Latin Sanctus (holy, saint) Iacobus (James). The name Diego is most likely derived from Santiago.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxaime/, /ˈχaime/

Proper noun[edit]

Jaime m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to James.