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Quick Facts on Jazmin

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • African-American, American
  • Number of syllables:
  • 2
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 384
Simple meaning:
Fragrant, flowering plant

Characteristics of Jazmin

  • Independent
  • Individualistic
  • Ambitious
  • Strong-willed
  • Inventive
  • Successful

Etymology & Historical Origin - Jazmin

Jazmin is an Americanized respelling of the French/Arabic female name Jasmine, from the old Persian “yasamin”, the name of the flowering plant of the olive genus. The Jasmine is a very fragrant climbing flower and a symbol of elegance and grace. In Arabic, Jasmine means ‘gift from God’. Jazmin is a new coinage, invented in the United States as a result of the popularity of Jasmine.

Popularity of the Name Jazmin

Jazmin followed Jasmine onto the charts in 1981 after the latter name began to show a lot of success. American parents are notorious for getting creative with spelling variations of popular names. It causes some grumbling, but it’s a naming practice now so embedded in the modern American naming tradition it’s hard to ignore. Once Jasmine became a favorite name in America, names like Jazmin, Jazmine, Jasmin and Jazmyn began popping up on the charts. Jazmin is the second most popular spelling of the name right now. By adding the “Jaz” suffix, we suppose parents are trying to “jazz” up the old Persian name. We must admit, it works!
Popularity of the Girl Name Jazmin
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Jazmin

  • Literary Characters of the baby name Jazmin

    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Jazmin

    Jazmin We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Jazmin.

  • Popular Songs on Jazmin

    Popular Songs on Jazmin

    Jazmin - We cannot find any well-known or significantly popular songs featuring the name Jazmin.

  • Children's Books on the Baby Name Jazmin

    Children's Books on the Baby Name Jazmin

    Jazmin's Notebook (Nikki Grimes) - Publishers Weekly says: "Hard times in 1960s Harlem do not squelch the ambitions of this doughty poet-narrator. This articulate, admirable heroine leaps over life's hurdles with agility and integrity." Recommended for ages 10-14.

  • Famous People Named Jazmin

    Famous People Named Jazmin

    Famous People Named Jazmin - Jazmin (adult actress)

  • Children of Famous People Named Jazmin

    Children of Famous People Named Jazmin

    Famous People Who Named Their Daughter Jazmin - Julius "Dr. J" Erving (basketball player)

  • Historic Figures

    Jazmin - Girl Baby Name - Historic Figures

    Jazmin - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Jazmin.

Personality of the Girl Name Jazmin

The number one personality is a leader - strong and competitive. They are willing to initiate action and take risks. One personalities work hard toward their endeavors and have the ability to apply their creative and innovative thinking skills with strong determination. They believe in their ability to succeed and are too stubborn to be hindered by obstacles. Ones meet obstacles head-on with such mental vigor and energy that you better step aside. They resent taking orders, so don't try telling them what to do either. This is an intensely active personality, but they are also known as starters rather than finishers. They have a propensity to become bored and will move quickly to the next project if not properly challenged.  They are the ones to think up and put into action new and brilliant ideas, but they are not the ones to stick around and manage them. This personality has an enthusiastic and pioneering spirit. They are distinctly original.

Variations of the Baby Name - Jazmin

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