James Name Meaning

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James Name Meaning

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James

spker
Meaning of James
Supplanter
James Name Origin
Hebrew
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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  • 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

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Famous Name James

  • James Archer

    (May 13, 1883 â March 29, 1958) was an Irish-born catcher in Major League Baseball who spent nearly his entire career with four National League teams, primarily the Chicago Cubs, for whom he played from 1909 to 1917.

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  • Dion James

    (born November 9, 1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) played as left and center fielder for an 11 year career from 1983-1985, 1987-1990, 1992-1993, 1995-1996.

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