German Names starting with J

If you want to find German names starting with J, browse the various creative options you have at your disposal. These German names starting J are perfect for any baby girl, cat, or dog.

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German names are often inspired by Germanic culture and heritage. In many cases, German families will name their children after a close family member. While many Germans do get creative with names, all German first names must be approved by the German Government. If you don't live in Germany, you will have more freedom to choose your own German name. Because of the number of people with German heritage that live around the world, you'll find plenty of German names that are popular in other countries. Most German names have positive historic context rooted in the origin of the name. These names are perfect choices for newborn baby boys, girls, dogs, and cats!

All German Names starting with J

NameGenderMeaning
JaapBoySupplanter.
JaecarBoyHunter.
JaegarBoyHunter.
JaegerBoyHunter, a hunter, huntsman.
JagerBoyHunter, to chase or to hunt, huntsman.
JaggerBoyHunter, carter, peddlar, to chase or to hunt, huntsman, one who carries supplies, carries supplies.
JakobBoySupplanter, substitute.
JakobaGirlSupplanter.
JakobeGirlSupplanter.
JakobieGirlSupplanter.
JanBoyGod is gracious, god is merciful, god's gracious gift.
JanGirlGod is gracious.
JanaGirlGod is gracious, god is merciful, god's gracious gift.
JanaBoy
JanicaBoy
JanicaGirl
JanikaBoyGod is gracious.
JanikaGirlGod is gracious.
JansenBoyGod is gracious, son of jan, jan's son.
JantisBoySharp spear.
JarmanBoyA german.
JarmannBoyA german.
JarviniaGirlKeen as a spear.
JarvisBoySpearman, servant with a spear, spear man, a conqueror.
JavarronBoySkilled with a spear.
JayBoyBlue jay, a bird in the crow family, various.
JayeBoyBlue jay.
JensBoyGod is gracious, born to nobility, god's gracious gift.
JeremiasBoyGod will uplift, lifted up or exalted by god.
JermainBoyBrotherly.
JermainGirl
JerryBoyMighty spearman, diminutive form of names beginning with jer or ger, ruler with spear, spear ruler.
JerryGirlMighty spearman, diminutive form of names beginning with jer or ger, ruler with spear.
JessenBoyFrom the town of jessen.
JoachimBoyGod shall establish, raised by yahweh, god will establish.
JochemBoy
JohanBoyGod is gracious.
JohanaGirlGod is gracious.
JohananBoyGod is gracious.
JohannBoyGod is gracious, god is merciful.
JohannaGirlGod is gracious, god is merciful, gracious.
JohannahGirlGod is gracious.
JohanneGirlGod is gracious.
JohannesBoyGod is gracious, god is merciful.
JolanGirlViolet flower, country.
JolankaGirlViolet flower, country.
JolentaGirlViolet, violet flower.
JoliGirlPretty, country.
JonathaGirlGod has given, gift of god.
JonathanBoyGift of god, god has given, god gives.
JoncoBoyDiminutive form of john or jonathan, god is gracious, the dove, symbol of peace.
JordiBoyTo flow down or descend.
JordiGirl
JorgBoyFarming man.
JornBoyFarmer, farming man.
JosefBoyGod will add, god will increase, god raises.
JosefaGirlGod will add, god will increase, god raises.
JosephaGirlGod will add, god will provide.
JosephineGirlGod will add, god will increase, god raises.
JungBoyYoung, righteous.
JunoGirlGoddess of marriage, goddess of marriage & childbirth, young woman.
JurgenBoyFarmer, farming man.
JuttaGirlOf judea, woman of judea.