Jay (given name)

Jay (given name)

Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Jay

gender = Male
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related names = Jason
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Jay is a common name given name or nickname (often a nickname for Jason, James, Gerald or George) may refer to:

In music:
* Jay Bentley, musician
* Jay Chou, Taiwanese musician
* Jay Ferguson (American musician), American rock & roll musician
* Jay Ferguson (Canadian musician), member of the Canadian rock band Sloan
* Jay Greenberg, child prodigy and composer
* Jason Kay, English funk artist best known as Jay Kay
* Jay Sean, British Asian singer and rapper
* Jay-Z, African American rapper
* Jay Hernandez, Latin American actor
* Jay Dee Daugherty, American drummer

In television and film:
* Jay Bunyan, New Zealand actor
* Jay Ferguson (actor), American actor
* Jay Leno, comedian and talk-show host
* Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian
* Jay North, actor
* Jay Purvis, English born carpenter and TV show host
* Jay Valente, An Australian Adult Film star

In fiction:
* Jay and Silent Bob, two fictional characters in the View Askewniverse created by director Kevin Smith

In other fields:
* Jay Adams, skateboarder
* Jay Cutler (American football), NFL quarterback, Denver Broncos
* Jay Cutler (bodybuilder), American Bodybuilder. Mr Olympia 2006-07
* Jay Dahlgren, Canadian javelin thrower
* Jay McCarroll, winner of Project Runway(Season 1)
* Jay Novacek, NFL player
* Jay Rockefeller, U.S. Senator
* Jamar Shipman, A professional wrestler better known by his ring name Jay Lethal

ee also

* Jay (surname)

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