The meaning of the name Jaye is A Bird In The Crow Family. The origin of the name Jaye is Latin. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
A name on it's own or a nicknme for James or John. Jay Gatsby, title charcter of the F.Scott Fitzgerald book, "The Great Gatsby", Jay Leno, late night talk show host, comedian.