Submitted Place Name Revision History

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10/2/2020, 2:11 AM HL
9/15/2020, 3:44 PM Mike C
4/25/2020, 9:45 AM Lucille
3/26/2015, 6:32 PM Frollein Gladys move from given name to place name
4/25/2014, 5:19 AM LMS
11/17/2012, 12:08 AM SeaHorse15 merge 3 names
11/30/2008, 3:09 PM anonymous
1/12/2007, 3:16 PM bibi66
6/23/2006, 6:57 AM anonymous

Name Jamaica
Type Country & Island
Pronounced Pron. /ʒə.ˈmaj.kə/(Catalan) /d͡ʒa.ˈmaj.ka/(Catalan) /ˌdʒaː.ˈmɑi̯.kaː/(Dutch) /ˌjaː.ˈmɑi̯.kaː/(Dutch) /dʒə.ˈmeɪ.kə/(English) /ˈjɒ.mɒ.ji.kɒ/(Hungarian) /ʒa.ˈmaj.kɐ/(Brazilian Portuguese) /xa.ˈmai̯.ka/(Spanish)
Other Forms FormsJamaika (Estonian)
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

From Taíno Xaymaca meaning "land of wood and water" or "land of springs". This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
Added 6/23/2006 by anonymous