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Girl Names That Start With J

J is for Jade, Jennifer, Julia, and hundreds of other baby girl names that start with the letter J.

Jessica

This fun-sounding name made its debut in Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice. However, for many people, the name Jessica... Read more about Jessica

Jennifer

Who doesn't know a Jennifer, or two, or three? And it's no wonder why. Jennifer reigned supreme on the baby name rankings... Read more about Jennifer

Jordan

Jordan is another one of those oh-so-trendy unisex names. And, as often is the case, as it gains popularity as a girls name... Read more about Jordan

Jasmine

Now a favorite flower name everywhere from South America to Eastern Europe, Jasmine—also a plant known for its aromatic... Read more about Jasmine

Julia

Julia has been all over the pop-culture consciousness thanks to Julia Roberts, Julia Child, Julia Lous-Dreyfus, and even... Read more about Julia

Joy

Joy is a sweetly old-fashioned name that's fallen out of vogue in recent years despite its cheerful meaning. Joy is also... Read more about Joy

Jane

Good ol' plain Jane. The feminine form of John (hence John and Jane Doe, G.I. Joe and G.I. Jane) and a variant of Joan, Jane... Read more about Jane

Jenna

Jenna is another member of the Jennifer-Jenny family that's become quite popular in the past several decades. While your... Read more about Jenna

Jacqueline

Stylish former First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, imbued her first name, the feminine form of the French Jacques... Read more about Jacqueline

Julie

French: Youthful; Jove''s child; a feminine form of Julian

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Jamie

Scottish: Supplanter; feminine form of James

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Jocelyn

English Origin

French: Originally a boys'' name, derived from the Germanic name Gautelen

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Janet

Hebrew: Gift from God; originally a diminutive of Jane, from the French variant Jeanette

Scottish: Variant of Jane; from the French name Jeanette

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Jean

Scottish: Gracious, gift from God; Scottish form of Joan

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Josephine

French Origin

Hebrew: May God give increase; feminine form of Joseph

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Joanna

English: Gift from God; variant of Joan, a feminine form of John

French: Gift from God; variant of Joan, a feminine form of John

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Jillian

English: Youthful; derived from the Latin name Julian

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Joan

English Origin

Hebrew: God is gracious; variant of Jane

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Joyce

English: Joyous, merry; derived from Latin word jocosa, meaning joyous; a possible variant of Jocelyn

Latin Origin

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Juliet

The heroine of the greatest love story ever told, Juliet moves one step beyond the more prosaic Julie and Julia, and is heard... Read more about Juliet

Judith

Hebrew: Woman of Judea, praised one; Judith is a feminine form of Judah. Judea was the name of an ancient country in southern Palestine...

Latin Origin

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Juliana

Latin: Youthful; feminine form of Julian

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June

While the sweetly old-fashioned June (June Cleaver, anyone?) was mega-popular in the 1920s, it's fallen out of vogue as a... Read more about June

Jill

English: Youthful; familar form of Jillian or Gillian

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Jackie

This name, often a nickname for the more regal Jacqueline, is inextricably linked with the late former First Lady and style... Read more about Jackie

Josie

English: God will add; short form of Josephine

Hebrew Origin

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Johanna

German Origin

Hebrew: God is gracious; variant of the masculine name John and feminine name Joan

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Jolie

English: Cheerful, pretty

French: Beautiful

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Judy

Hebrew Origin

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