Jaime - Meaning of Jaime
[ 2 syll. jai-me, ja-ime ] The baby boy name Jaime is also used, but less often, as a girl name. It is pronounced in Spanish as HHAYMeh †. Jaime is largely used in the Portuguese, Spanish, and English languages, and its origin is Hebrew.
Jaime is a Portuguese and Spanish variant of the name Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian).
Jaime is also an English, Portuguese, and Spanish variant of the name James (English and Hebrew).
Jaime is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1976 with 0.086% of baby boys being given the name Jaime. Its ranking then was #169. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and in recent years it is of very light use. In 2012, its usage was only 0.036% and its ranking #396. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Jaime, Jacob was the most commonly used. In 2012, its use outnumbered Jaime's by 26 times. There were times from 1959 to 1998 when more girls than baby boys were named Jaime, but currently it is more often than not a baby boy name. In 2004, 4 times as many baby boys than girls were given the name Jaime.
† Pronunciation for Jaime: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"