[ 1 syll. ja-ye, jay-e ] The baby girl name Jaye is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as JHey- †. Jaye is of English origin and it is also used mainly in English.
Jaye is a form of the English and Korean Jae.
Jaye is also an English spelling variant of the English and Indian Jay.
See also the related form, the name Jayanna.
Jaye is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked in 1956 with 0.008% of baby girls being named Jaye. It was #736 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a drop in frequency since then, and is used only on a very modest scale now. Among all girl names in its family, Jaye was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Jaye has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls.
† Pronunciation for Jaye: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"