James name meaning
Babynology >> Hebrew Baby Names >> Meaning of name James
 

James Name Meaning

Name

James

   

Meaning of James

Supplanter

James Name Origin

Hebrew
James name origin
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.
Your Opinion About James Name
Cute Name
Unique Name
Popular Name
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).
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 Plimpton
was an American inventor who is known for changing the skating world with his patented roller skates in 1863. Pimpton's roller skates were safer and easier to use than the existing versions, his "rocker skate" or Quad skates allowed people to steer just by leaning to the left or the right. He also opened some of the earliest roller skating rinks in New York City and Newport, Rhode Island.
David James
was a Welsh international rugby union player. In 1937 and 1938 he was selected for the Wales international trials but a severe injury to his right foot kept him away from the game until 1941. In 1945 he joined Cardiff RFC, contributing 145 points to the s
 
Things To Consider When Choosing A Name
Most parents starts discussing baby names as soon as they find out that the stork's going to be paying a visit soon. From pinning down their favorite boy and girl names to arguing late into the night about which one is the best every parent invariably has more than one favorite. More..
 

Hebrew Boy Names

Any Worlds of Choices for Baby Boy Names
The nine months that precede the arrival of your sweet bundle of joy is marked with hectic activity and fervor. There is a special room to decorate, furniture to buy and hospitals to visit. More..
 
List of Hebrew baby names, Hebrew baby boy names (male), girl names (female) & Hebrew names meanings has been compiled from various resources. Please use this list of Hebrew baby names only for reference/idea to name your kid/child. Database of baby names has been compiled from various references and suggestions provided by our web site visitors and resources partners.
Meaning of James in Hebrew origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.