Jamaican name and gender database

The Jamaican database contains 10.104 first names categorized by gender and 24.035 last names. This page shows the list with the most popular names in Jamaica and gives background information about the database.

Most countries in North America are very well organised and have great open data initiatives. Unfortunately we didn't receive an official Jamaican name and gender database. The 10.104 first names we detected in Jamaican are based on official first names from other countries. We identified the last names by removing the first names from 78.022 public profiles that we found in Jamaican open data sources.

Popular Jamaican first names for men

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Chris 1.008 2.2% American British Canadian
David 916 2.0% American British Spanish
Paul 861 1.9% British American Dutch
James 805 1.7% British American Australian
Mark 726 1.6% American British Dutch
John 726 1.6% American British Canadian
Michael 703 1.5% American British German
Matt 617 1.3% American British Australian
Tom 601 1.3% British American Dutch
Andrew 579 1.3% American British Australian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 78.022 Jamaican profiles from which 46.140 (59%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Jamaican first names for women

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Sarah 673 2.1% British American Canadian
Laura 480 1.5% American British Spanish
Emma 438 1.4% British American Australian
Amy 352 1.1% American British Canadian
Rachel 340 1.1% American British Canadian
Lisa 337 1.1% American British Canadian
Hannah 322 1.0% British American Australian
Katie 305 1.0% American British Canadian
Claire 300 0.9% British American French
Rebecca 296 0.9% American British Australian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 78.022 Jamaican profiles from which 31.882 (41%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Jamaican last names

Last name Frequency *1 Percentage *1 Alternative countries *2
Smith 772 1.0% American British Australian
Jones 554 0.7% American British Australian
Williams 443 0.6% American British Australian
Brown 434 0.6% American British Australian
Taylor 401 0.5% American British Australian
Johnson 372 0.5% American British Australian
Wilson 277 0.4% American British Australian
Davies 241 0.3% American British Australian
Walker 240 0.3% American British Australian
Thompson 220 0.3% American British Australian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 78.022 Jamaican profiles having 24.035 unique lastnames.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.
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