What secrets hide behind “Jay” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Jay” is of Latin origin. It’s a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Your name in reverse order is “Yaj.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Yja.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Jay’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Jay is a name that hints you are a humanitarian and generous individual. Turning our world to be a better place to live fascinates you. Use your creative and artistic talents to promote a cause. You are elegant, sophisticated, and stylish in appearance and behavior.
Your heart’s desire is to become a leader. You dislike taking orders and want to be in charge – the boss figure. Surprisingly, your creativity allows you to find new solutions to old problems. You can generate ideas on the fly, and want recognition for your efforts. You tend to avoid those who are needy and idle on their work.
When people hear the name Jay, they perceive you as someone who is strong and powerful. The raw power you radiate to others makes you look confident and intimidating at the same time. It requires some convincing before you join a worthy cause. You tend to be egocentric. Sometimes people think you are wealthy, even if you’re not.
You are all about justice - fairness and balance in everything. Being an exceptional friend to someone makes you happy and comfortable. Most often than not, you prefer to lead than to follow.
Your most likely vocation: artist, dramatist, writer, actor, painter, designer, lecturer, religious zealot, composer, publisher, restaurateur, entertainer, surgeon, tourism director.
Lucky colors: Red, pink, crimson, and other deep shades of red
Lucky gem(s): Bloodstone, garnet, ruby
Lucky day(s): Monday and Friday
Lucky botanicals: Garlic, broom, nettle, onion, wormwood, leeks, mustard seed, pepper
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“Jay” is not a popular baby boy’s name in Michigan as reported in the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only 18 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2016. A total of only 813 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1960 with a total of 5,382 babies. That’s a lot of baby Jays.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Jay” was recorded 192,066 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Jays to occupy the country of Saint Lucia with an estimated population of 180,454.
The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 103 newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1953 with a rank of #99 nationwide and was registered 3,236 times as a baby boy’s name. Jay became a popular boy’s name in the state of Utah in the year 1937. It ranked #19 with 50 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1962 in the state of California with 458 baby boys.
This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Utah for 66 years from 1912 to 1978 (may not be consecutive).
For the past three decades (1989 to 2018), the name “Jay” was recorded 27,537 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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