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James meaning

Name :

James

spker
Gender :
Masculine
Meaning of James :

Origin of name James :
Hebrew
James Numerology :
Personality No. 6. People with the name James are loving & domestic. They love tranquility & comfort. They are artistic & likes quality. They work well with others & love to discuss things. Person with name James having 6 as Personality number love music, tidiness & attires. They are confident & also a good healer. They are charming, intelligent, serene, generous & co-operative. More Numerology
Pronounciation
of Name James :
/JHEYMZ/
Etymology
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History
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Popular In :
Ireland, Scotland, New Zealand
Information about the
Name of James :
James have always been commonly known as a name for boys, but it is actually also used by some as a name for girls. The name "Jamie" is even used as the female equivalent name for male name "James".
Famous People with
Name James :
James Franco is an American actor and producer. He was particularly famous for his role as Daniel Desario in the TV program Freaks and Greeks. James Stewart, more commonly known as Jimmy Stewart, was an American actor. He starred in movies like It's a Wonderful Life, Anatomy of a Murder, and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. James Coburn was a popular American actor who was featured in over 70 movies.
Variant Baby Names of James:

Diego, Jacob, Jago, JaimeJaime (Dutch), Jaem (Portuguese), Jaimie (Scottish)

Rhyming Names of James: 
James with popular Hebrew Surnames:

James Peres,   James Ridder,   James Scharf

Popularity Rank :

James was ranked top 323 in American in year 1930 and most recently ranked 7 in American in year 2015 More about rank of James

Names Similar to James :

The masculine name James is the English version of the Late Latin name lacomun that was derived from Iakobos. This was the Geek version of the Hebrew name Jacob from the New Testament. The name Jacob ultimately means “holder of the heel” or “supplanter”. Whereas the name Jim is just the Medieval diminutive of James.

The masculine name Jame was used since the 13th century throughout England. Even though it was more common in Scotland, where it was given to several kings. 

More About Hebrew Name : James

  • 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).

Famous Name James

  • James Toomey

    is an American syndicated cartoonist.Toomey received his B.S.E. from Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering in 1983, an M.L.A. from Stanford University in 1995, and a Master's of Environmental Management from the Nicholas School of the Environment

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  • William James

    (March 12, 1892 - March 10, 1971) was a baseball player, who was given a nickname to differentiate him from his contemporary, "Big" Bill James.

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

James also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, British, Chinese, Danish

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  • What does the name James mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning The Supplanter, At One's Heel in Hebrew. James also named in American, Australian, British, Chinese, Danish for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name James. What does the name James mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name James. History of name and famous personality with James will help to update our database and other website users.

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