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Sikh Baby Names Beginning With J

Spiritual Name Meanings in Sikhism

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Jang Partap - Valorous Warrior

Jang Partap - Valorous Warrior

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Choosing a Sikh Name

Like most Indian names, the Sikh baby names beginning with J listed here have spiritual meanings. In Sikhism, some names are taken from the scripture of Guru Granth Sahib, while others are Punjabi names. English spelling of Sikh spiritual names are phonetic as they come from the Gurmukhi script. Different spellings may sound the same. In certain cases, depending on usage, J is considered to be interchangeable with Y while Jh may be interchangeable with X or Zh at the start of a Sikh Name.

Spiritual names starting with Jmay be combined with one or more names that start with other letters to form unique names. Sikh names are interchangeable for both baby boys and girls, as well for adults of either gender. In Sikhism, all girl's names end with Kaur (princess) and all boy's names end with Singh (lion).

Sikh Names Beginning With J

Jachack - Beggar (of God's name)
Jadd - Family
Jaddi - Family
Jag - World
Jagdeep - Lamp of the world
Jagev - World Lord
Jagdish - Lord of the world
Jaginder - God of heaven and earth
Jagjeet - Conqueror of world (cares)
Jagjinder - God of heaven and earth
Jagjit - Victorious over world (cares)
Jagjot - Light of the world
Jagpal - World protector
Jagtar - Ferry over world (cares)
Jairam - Triumphant omniscient God
Jakkh - Holy one, a devout worshiper, a demi god
Jakkhleen, Jakhlin - One absorbed in worship
Jang - Battle, War
Jangi - Warrior
Jangpartap - Valorous warrior
Japman - Meditative mind
Jas - Praise, glory, renown
Jasbir - Gloriously heroic
Jasdeep - Glorious Lamp
Jashan - One who will go
Jashanpreet - Love of one who will go
Jasjot - Glorious light
Jaskeerat - Sing Praises
Jaskirat - Sing Praises
Jaskirtan - Sing hymns of praise
Jasleen - Absorbed in praise
Jasmeen - Praise of distinction
Jasmeet - Praise of the glorious friend
Jaspal (paul) - Praise of the glorious protector
Jaspati - Praiseworthy master
Jaspreet - Praise of beloved
Jasbinder - Praiseworthy particle of the Glorious God of heaven
Jasvinder - Praise the Glorious God of heaven
Jasvir - Gloriously heroic
Jaswant - Praiseworthy, renowned
Jaswinder - Praise God of heaven
Jatan - Fervent endeavor
Jatinder - Aesthetic God of heaven
Jatwant - Chaste
Jeet - Victor
Jeevan - Life
Jeevanjot - Light of Life
Jespal - Praise of the glorious protector
Jesse - Glorious praise
Jhagan - Cross over water, ford (worldly cares)
Jhagar - Pass through (worldly cares)
Jhalak - Splendor, shimmer
Jhallu - Defender
Jhamak - Twinkle, Shimmer
Jhanda - Insignia
Jhilmal - Shine, shimmer
Jhim - Soft, gentle
Jit - Victor
Jivan - Life
Jiwan - Life
Jodh - Austerity
Jodha - Warrior
Joginder - Union with God of heaven
Jorawar - Powerful
Jot - Light
Jujhar - Lustrous Lord
Jyoti - Light

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