Jay as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Jay?

We estimate that there are 143,372 people named Jay who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Jay is the 178th most common for men, and the 377th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Jay?

The average person named Jay is 49.34 years old.

Is Jay a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

903 people named Jay were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 367th most popular name for boys, and the 716th most popular overall.

The popularity of Jay peaked in 1960, when it was the 78th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Jay a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Jay is mostly a male name, but there are some women named Jay. 98.8% of people named Jay are male, while 1.2% are female.

Popularity of Jay in England

In 2020, Jay was the 381st most popular name for boys in England and Wales.