[ 3 syll. ja-me-son, jam-es-on ] The baby boy name Jameson is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is JHEY-M-ih-SahN †. Jameson is largely used in the English language and it is also derived from English origins. Its meaning is from the element 'son'. The name is derived from a family name of the meaning 'son of James'.
Jameson is an English variant of the name James (English and Hebrew).
Jameson has 14 variants. Variants include Jaemeson, Jaemison, Jaimesen, Jaimeson, Jaimison, Jamerson, Jamesian, Jamis, Jamisen, Jamison, Jaymesen, Jaymeson, and Jaymison. The variant spelling Jamieson is another English form.
See also the related category son (heir).
Jameson is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 1980s. At the modest height of its usage in 2018, 0.219% of baby boys were given the name Jameson. It ranked at #91 then. Within all boy names in its group, Jameson was the 2nd most popular after James in 2018. The name was thrice as popular as Jameson in that year. Jameson has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Jameson include Jamieson, Jaemeson, Jamesen, Jamesian, Jamian, Jamien, Jamion, Jamionn, Jamisen, Jamison, Jaymesen, Jaymeson, Jaymison, Jenison, Jennison, Johansen, Johanson, Johonson, Genshian, and Jaemini.
† Pronunciation for Jameson: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"