Mongego Bay in Jamacia.
From Taino Xaymaca (“land of wood and water”).
- Jamaica Plain, Boston, a neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.
- Jamaica, Vermont, a town in Vermont.
From the Massachusett word for “beaver”. Compare next etymology.
- Jamaica, Queens, a neighborhood in Queens, New York City.
Originally Jameco, from the Lenape word for “beaver”. Compare previous etymology.