How Many Babies Were Named Jamiroquai?

jamiroquaiAt least 29 baby boys were named Jamiroquai after Jamiroquai’s single “Virtual Insanity” became an international hit in 1997:

  • 2000: unlisted
  • 1999: 7 baby boys named Jamiroquai
  • 1998: 13 baby boys named Jamiroquai
  • 1997: 9 baby boys named Jamiroquai [debut]
  • 1996: unlisted

Where did the British band get its name? Lead singer Jay Kay thought it up, long before the band even existed:

Kay didn’t have a band to back up his compositions, but he quickly came up with his future project’s name, Jamiroquai, a name that combined the name of a Native American tribe (the Iroquois) along with the music-based word, jam.

Source: Jamiroquai Biography


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