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James Name Meaning

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Meaning of James

Supplanter

James Name Origin

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James name origin
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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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, Australian, Chinese, Danish
Famous Name James
James Jennings
born September 30, 1964 in Atlanta, Georgia), is a former professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues primarily as a utility player from 1988-1991 and 1993.
Robert James
is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues primarily as a relief pitcher from 1978-1987. James was the first round draft pick in 1976 by the Montreal Expos, and joined the major league team in 1978 when he was just twenty years old.[1] On December 7, 1984, James was traded to the Chicago White Sox for Vance Law. The following season, he saved 32 games for the White Sox, second in the American League behind only Dan Quisenberry[1]. James pitched two more years for the White Sox before being released.
 
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Meaning of James in Hebrew origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.