Jai

Pronunciation: ja-he-e
Origin: India
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Southern Asia

The name Jai is of Indian origin and has its roots in the Sanskrit language, meaning "victory" and "triumph". It is a masculine name popular throughout India and is used in different regional languages such as Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu, and Oriya. The name has a smooth, calming sound, making it popular not only in South Asia but also in Australia and the UK. In addition to its original meaning, Jai is also related to the name Jay, which could be interpreted as "blue crested bird" with British and Latin origins. The word "Jai" is derived from the Sanskrit word "jaya," which is directly translated as "victory". It is often used in conjunction with Sanskrit words and can be found within many mantras or sacred texts. As a term, "Jai" is used as a prefix to a person or deities' name as a mark of respect, or alone as an exclamation equivalent to "victory to all that is good". For example, "Jai ma" is a common expression meaning "victory to the divine feminine," representing shakti, or divine feminine energy. This term has been used in various contexts, such as in the freedom movement from the British Raj, when "Jai Hind" was used as a salutation and slogan meaning "victory to India" or "long live India".

Jai Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Jai is currently #271 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Jai is currently #271 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Jai is currently #98 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-male Boy Nature: Jai is currently #98 on Kiindred Boy Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Jai is currently #268 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Jai is currently #268 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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