Nouns Starting with J

Starting with JA
  1. jab
  2. jabalpur
  3. jabber
  4. jabberer
  5. jabberwocky
  6. jabiru
  7. jaboncillo
  8. jabot
  9. jaboticaba
  10. jaboticaba tree
  11. jacamar
  12. jacaranda
  13. jacinth
  14. jack bean
  15. jack benny
  16. jack dempsey
  17. jack frost
  18. jack kennedy
  19. jack kerouac
  20. jack lemmon
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Starting with JE
  1. jealousy
  2. jean
  3. jean anouilh
  4. jean antoine watteau
  5. jean arp
  6. jean baptiste lully
  7. jean baptiste racine
  8. jean bernoulli
  9. jean caulvin
  10. jean cauvin
  11. jean chauvin
  12. jean cocteau
  13. jean de la fontaine
  14. jean edouard vuillard
  15. jean francois millet
  16. jean genet
  17. jean giraudoux
  18. jean harlow
  19. jean honore fragonard
  20. jean laffite
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Starting with JI
  1. ji
  2. jiao
  3. jib
  4. jibboom
  5. jibe
  6. jidda
  7. jiddah
  8. jiffy
  9. jig
  10. jigger
  11. jiggermast
  12. jiggle
  13. jigsaw
  14. jillion
  15. jilt
  16. jim bowie
  17. jim corbett
  18. jim henson
  19. jim morrison
  20. jim thorpe
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Starting with JO
  1. joachim
  2. joan crawford
  3. joan didion
  4. joan miro
  5. joan of arc
  6. joan sutherland
  7. joao pessoa
  8. job
  9. job candidate
  10. jobber
  11. jobbery
  12. jobcentre
  13. jobholder
  14. jocasta
  15. jock
  16. jockey
  17. jocoseness

Starting with JU
  1. juan carlos
  2. juan domingo peron
  3. juan ponce de leon
  4. juan ramon jimenez
  5. juarez
  6. jubbulpore
  7. jubilance
  8. jubilancy
  9. jubilation
  10. jubilee
  11. juda
  12. judaea
  13. judah
  14. judaica
  15. judaism
  16. judas
  17. judas iscariot
  18. judas maccabaeus
  19. judas tree
  20. jude
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Starting with JY
  1. jyaistha
  2. jylland
  3. jynx

Nouns that Start with J

There are many nouns that start with J in the English language, and all of them have different meanings and uses. For people that is involved in the English language learning new nouns could open a whole new world of possibilities when writing or expressing in their daily lives.


Nouns that start with J denoting emotions and feelings

Jocularity: a feeling facetious merriment.

– The book is written with such jocularity that it was so fun to read.


Jealousy: a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival).

– The Egyptian Pieces were customized with jealousy at the museum. Infrared rays and alarms were all around them.


Jolliness: feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor.

-The kids showed their jolliness at the party. They were jumping, running and cheering everywhere.


Jumpiness: the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters.

– He is so tired and anxious! You can tell it because of his jumpiness. He needs to calm down and rest otherwise he will get sick.


Jitteriness: the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters.

– She is trying to control her jitteriness although her final exam is in fifteen minutes.



Interesting Nouns that start with J

Jabber: Rapid and indistinct speech.

– You can’t just open your mouth and jabber away without having the knowledge about the topic. At least you need to know what you are talking about.


Jeopardy: a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune.

– The children playing at the top of the staircase are in big jeopardy. Their mother needs to look at them., seriously!


Jiffy: a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat).

– My son broke his arm. I just wish the doctors be over in a jiffy before he can’t bare it anymore.


Jodhpur: a short riding boot that fastens with a buckle at the side.

– She was wearing a pair of black jodhpur boots and a military jacket. I loved her outfit.


Jute: a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks.

– The couple gave wine bottles in jute bags to their guest as wedding favors.


Nouns that start with J referring to events

Jaunt: a journey taken for pleasure.

-They are looking for a quick jaunt to the beach for a couple of days.


Jolly: a happy party.

– It was an unforgettable jolly; the school reunion was a success. I was glad to see people I haven’t seen in years.


Jolt: an abrupt spasmodic movement.

– His touch is like a jolt of electricity through my body.


Joust: a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances.

– The Medieval show was amazing. The kids favorite part was when the Knights participated in a joust.


Juncture: a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made.

– At this juncture of the relationship, we decided to give it a try one more time.


Nouns that start with J referring to famous people

Jack Roosevelt Robinson: United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972).

Jack Roosevelt Robinson broke the color barrier and became the first black player in the major leagues.


Jakob Ludwig Karl Grimm: the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm’s law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863).

Jakob Grimm wrote twenty-one books by himself and eight more with his brother.


Jerome Robbins: United States choreographer who brought human emotion to classical ballet and spirited reality to Broadway musicals (1918-1998).

Jerome Robbins was the choreographer of musicals like the famous “West Side Story”.


Jim Henson: United States puppeteer who created a troupe of puppet characters (1936-1990).

-I must thank Jim Henson for making on Sesame Street a great funny and educational program for kids and their parents.


John Cash: United States country music singer and songwriter (1932-2003).

–     Everybody in America had listened to Johnny’s Cash song, at least once.