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Jaime is a common Spanish and Portuguese masculine given name for Jacob, James, Jamie, or Jacques. In Occitania Jacobus became ''Jacome'' and later ''Jacme''. In east Spain, ''Jacme'' became ''Jaime'', in Aragon it became ''Chaime'', and in Catalonia it became ''Jaume''. In western Spain Jacobus became ''Iago''; in Portugal it became ''Tiago''. The name ''Saint James'' developed in Spanish to ''Santiago'', in Portuguese to ''São Tiago''. The names ''Diego'' (Spanish) and ''Diogo'' (Portuguese) are also Iberian versions of ''Jaime''. In the United States, Jaime is used as an independent masculine given name, along with given name Jimmy. For females, it remains less popular, not appearing on the top 1,000 U.S. female names for the past 5 years. It is an alternative spelling of Jamie.


People


* Jaime, Duke of Braganza, Portuguese nobleman of the 15th/16th centuries, the 4th Duke of Braganza * Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia (1908–1975), Spanish prince, the second son of Alfonso XIII of Spain and his wife Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg * Jaime Areizaga-Soto, attorney * Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala (born 1959), Filipino chairman and CEO of the Ayala Corporation * Jaime Bosch, several * Jaime Botín (born 1936), Spanish billionaire heir and banker * Jaime Camara (born 1980), Brazilian racing driver * Jaime Camil (born 1973), actor * Jaime Carbonell, computer scientist at Carnegie Mellon University * Jaime Castillo, several * Jaime Clarke (born 1971), American novelist and editor * Jaime Córdoba (born 1988), Colombian footballer * Jaime Córdoba (politician) (born 1950), Curaçaoan politician * Jaime Escalante, Bolivian-American educator and subject of the film ''Stand and Deliver'' * , Spanish designer and artist and founder of Hayon Studio * Jaime Hernandez, American cartoonist and co-creator of the comic book series ''Love and Rockets'' * Jaime Eyzaguirre (1908–1968), Chilean lawyer and historian * Jaime Gutiérrez Avendaño (1936–2012), Salvadoran military officer and politician * Jaime Guzmán (1946–1991), Chilean lawyer and politician * Jaime Hipp, American water polo goalkeeper * Jaime Huélamo (1948–2014), Spanish road cyclist * Jaime Jaquez Jr. (born 2001), American basketball player * Jaime Jiménez Merlo (born 1980), Spanish football (soccer) player commonly known as Jaime * Jaime King (born 1979), American actress and model * Jaime King (swimmer) (born 1976), English Olympic swimmer * Jaime Laredo (born 1941), Bolivian-American director and violist * Jaime Luis Gómez, better known as Taboo, a member of The Black Eyed Peas * Jaime de Marichalar (born 1963), former Spanish royalty * Jaime Maussan (born 1953), Mexican journalist * Jaime Meline, aka El-P, hip-hop artist * Jaime Melo (born 1980), Brazilian racing driver * Jaime Moreno (born 1974), Bolivian football (soccer) player * Jaime Murray (born 1976), British actress * Jaime Ray Newman (born 1978), American actress and singer * Jaime Nunó (1824–1908), Spanish composer * Jaime Pressly (born 1977), American actress * Jaime Patricio Ramírez (born 1967), Chilean football (soccer) player * Jaime Preciado, bassist of the rock band Pierce the Veil *Jaime Queralt-Lortzing Beckmann, Spanish rally driver (winner Rally España Histórico 2009) * Jaime Sánchez Fernández (born 1973), Spanish footballer * Jaime Sin, Filipino Catholic cardinal who took part in the People Power Revolution * Jaime Vera (born 1963), Chilean football (soccer) player * Jaime Yzaga (born 1967), Peruvian tennis player * Jaime Zobel de Ayala (born 1934), Filipino businessman and chairman emeritus of Ayala Corporation * Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala (born 1959), Filipino businessman, son of Jaime, and current chairman and CEO of Ayala Corporation


Characters


* Jaime Lannister, known as "Kingslayer", a fictional character in the fantasy epic novel series ''A Song of Ice and Fire'' and its derived works such as TV series ''Game of Thrones''. However, this is likely not derived from the Spanish name "Jaime" but is instead a corrupted spelling of "Jamie", which is how the name in the series is pronounced. It is common in the book series for characters' names to be slight misspellings of real-life English names. * Jaime Reyes (comics), a DC Comics superhero known as Blue Beetle * Jaime Rosales, a character in Cassandra Clare's Lady Midnight * Jaime Sommers (''The Bionic Woman''), the title character of ''The Bionic Woman'' * Jaime Castro, a character in the television series Broad City


See also


* ''Jaime'' (1974 film), a Portuguese film directed by António Reis * ''Jaime'' (1999 film), a 1999 Portuguese film * Domingo Romeo Jaime, one of the pioneers of Cuban Scouting *''Jaime'' (album), a 2019 album from Brittany Howard * Jaimes * Jaimie * James (name) * Jamie * Jaimito (disambiguation), the name's hypochoristic.


References


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