James Name Meaning

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James Name Meaning

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James

spker
Meaning of James
Supplanter
James Name Origin
German
male

The name James is derived from the same Hebrew name as Jacob, meaning "He who supplants" (in the Genesis narrative, Jacob was born grasping Esau?s heel and later bought his birthright).

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Ames, Chames, Fitzjames, J`Ames, Radames, Unnames

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  • This is the name of two apostles in the New Testament. The first was Saint James the Greater, the apostle John's brother, who was beheaded by Herod Agrippa in the Book of Acts. The second was James the Lesser, son of Alphaeus. Another James (known as James the Just) is also mentioned in the Bible as being the brother of Jesus.

  • From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Iacomus, an evolution of Iacobus which is from the Ecclesiastic Iakōbos, a cognate of the Hebrew Yaakov. The name has its root in ya`aqob (supplanting, seizing by the heel). Some say Iacomus arises from an error in the tra

  • The name James is originated from the Hebrew name Jacob, meaning He who supplants, The name came into English language from the French form of the late Latin name, Iacomus, which is a dialect variant of Iacobus, from the New Testament Greek “Iákōbos”, f

  • Jaime is latin for James. James is the english version. Pronounced Ji-men, with a silent 'n'

  • The name James is derived from the same Hebrew name as Jacob, meaning "He who supplants" (in the Genesis narrative, Jacob was born grasping Esau?s heel and later bought his birthright).

James Name also appears in following Origin(s): English, Hebrew, Biblical

James also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Australian, Chinese

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Famous Name James

  • James Jones

    is an American former professional basketball player who was a six-time All-Star in the now-defunct American Basketball Association (ABA).A 6'4" guard/forward, Jones attended Grambling State University before being drafted by the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Baltimore Bullets in 1967. Worried that he would not receive much playing-time behind future Hall-of-Famer Earl Monroe, he began his professional career in the rival ABA, playing seven seasons for the New Orleans Buccaneers, Memphis Pros, and Utah Stars. Though largely forgotten today, Jones was one of the ABA's best players, averaging 19.2 points, 5.1 assists, and 4.9 rebounds during his seven years in that league. Jones finally joined the Bullets franchise in 1974, appearing in three seasons before retiring in 1977.

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  • Craig James

    is an English footballer, currently without a club.James started his career with Sunderland. He was signed by Hibernian on a year-long loan in August 2002. He had to return to Sunderland because of a knee injury in April 2003.

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